Tag - kidney care

Latest Kidney International and Kidney International Reports Editorial Selections

Kidney International Particulate Matter of Air Pollution May Increase Risk of Kidney Failure in IgA Nephropathy. Environmental pollution has been associated with the progression of chronic kidney disease in the general population. This study specifically investigated the influence of exposure to fine particulate matter less than 2.5 μm in diameter (PM2.5) on IgAN progression. Kidney International Reports Leveraging...

ISN Supports International Speakers at the XXXI Brazilian Congress of Nephrology

Delegates at one of the scientific sessions at the 16th Brazilian congress held in September The ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program supported Hernán Trimarchi (ISN Latin America Regional Board member) and Paul Palevsky to participate as ISN speakers at the XXXI Brazilian Congress of Nephrology in September. Hernán Trimarchi presented the talk, “Tratamento da Nefropatia...

“These Stories Need to Be Shared,” Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho on the Value of the ISN Film Event to Highlight the Patient Perspective

ISN staff caught up with Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho, winner of the 2021 ISN Community Best Film award for their entry "Life Beyond the Transplant." Watch the video interview here. Dr. Pecoits-Filho said his team was keen to highlight the patient experience in their film. Bruno relates his personal experiences of going through a kidney transplant alongside...

Team of ISN Educational Ambassadors Provide Week-long Training in Sister Renal Center in Romania

Staff from the Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New York, and the Mari Curie Pediatric Clinical Emergency Center (MCPCE) in Bucharest during the ISN Educational Ambassador's visit to Romania in September A team of five ISN Educational Ambassadors from the Cohen Children’s Medical Center (Northwell Health), New York, USA, traveled to Romania in October to spend...

Join the ISN President at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Nephrology

The conference will take place in a hybrid format from December 1-4, 2022, in Pune, India. On Dec 1, ISN President Agnes Fogo will present a guest lecture, "The Targeted Podocytes," from 5.20-6 p.m., and the opening message in the inauguration ceremony at 6.30 p.m. (Indian time; convert to your time zone here). On Dec 2,...

Connect With Like-minded Colleagues and Engage in ISN Initiatives: Join the ISN Young Nephrologists Network

YNC and Emerging Leaders Program members networking at the ISN booth at ASN kidney week last November The ISN has over 4200 members under the age of 45! Every year the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) receives an overwhelming number of applications from young nephrologists worldwide who want to grow professionally and contribute to global...

Listen to the ISN GTF Twitter Space Recording on the TESTING Randomized Clinical Trial on Oral Methylprednisolone

The first ISN Global Trials Focus (GTF) Twitter Space took place on November 17, 2022. The interactive live audio discussion focused on the GTF project and the TESTING (Therapeutic Evaluation of Steroids in IgA Nephropathy Global) randomized clinical trial on oral methylprednisolone. Access the Twitter Space conversation here.      The event generated much interest, with...

ISN-KI Editorial Fellowship: Call for Expressions of Interest

We are now calling for expressions of interest from our early-career nephrologists and scientists as ISN-KI Editorial Fellows in 2023-2025. Find out everything you need to know about ISN-KI Editorial Fellowships and how to apply below. ISN-KI Fellowships are non-funded positions, designed for early-career professionals and academics working in the field of nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation,...

Discover the Latest Video Abstracts

Watch the latest ISN video abstracts from the @ISNeducation Social Media Team on diagnosing acute kidney injury with urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin and treating infection-related glomerulonephritis with steroids. Watch the videos here The videos are based on papers from Kidney International and Kidney International Reports: Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin is Elevated in Children With Acute Kidney Injury and Sickle...

Hear From the ISN President at the Sri Lanka Society of Nephrology Academic Sessions 2022

The 4th Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Society of Nephrology, held in collaboration with the ISN and the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology, will take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from November 18-20, 2022. The ISN President, Agnes Fogo, will present opening remarks at this hybrid event during the inauguration ceremony on Friday,...