Tag - kidney care

Kidney care focuses on the treatment, management and prevention of kidney diseases.

The ISN Announces New Sister Renal Centers Program Partnerships and Celebrates Upgraded and Graduated Pairs: Thank You to Our SRC Supporters!

The ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program Committee is pleased to announce that 11 new partnerships have been accepted into the ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program. Learn more about active partnerships in the ISN SRC Program and explore an interactive map here  These newly formed partnerships were selected based on the emerging center's local kidney...

Empowering Kidney Care Professionals: WCN’24 Themes to Advance Individual Excellence Toward Global Kidney Health

Five kidney care themes guide the scientific program of the World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN'24). Explore this intriguing selection from the scores of outstanding sessions awaiting WCN'24 delegates—you won't want to miss this congress! Consult the complete program here Theme 1: Better Kidney Health "The ISN Emerging Leaders and Environmentally Sustainable Kidney Care: The Time...

Expanding Skills and Knowledge in Key Areas of Kidney Care: Access Three New ISN Implementation Toolkits

As part of the ISN-WHO 2021-2023 collaboration plan, the ISN is pleased to announce the release of three new implementation toolkits. The ISN thanks all experts involved for their outstanding contributions. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Toolkit The toolkit facilitates AKI detection, management, and prevention, integrating key strategies highlighted in the ISN 0by25 initiative. Access here The toolkit was developed...

Renew Your ISN Membership Now to Make the Most of ISN Opportunities in 2024

Another year of growth and collaboration is now well underway. Thank you to the thousands who have already renewed their ISN membership. Renew your ISN membership here ISN membership runs from January to December. Renewing your membership now ensures uninterrupted access to professional development programs, exclusive resources, the latest insights in kidney care, and networking opportunities. Continue...

ISN Members – Get a 10% Discount When You Register for the 6th CKD Drug Development Summit in March

The 6th CKD Drug Development Summit will take place from March 19-21 in Boston, USA. Join the ISN and more than 200 representatives from regulatory bodies, industry leaders, academia and patient groups across three days of discussions to advance personalized, effective therapies for kidney diseases. Browse the event guide here ISN members benefit from a 10% discount code on...

Demystifying Global Kidney Trials: Providing Clear Explanations for All With a New ISN Patient-Focused Initiative

Discover the "ISN Global Kidney Trials Insights: A Guide for Everyone," a new ISN initiative for people living with kidney diseases and others interested in kidney-related clinical trials. The project intends to foster meaningful communication between patients and kidney care practitioners and increase patient participation in clinical trials. Read the first study in the guide comparing...

Improving Kidney Health: Access Essential ISN Tools in Your Language and Discover Patient Resources Worldwide

Evaluating kidney health The "Are Your Kidneys Healthy?" quiz is now also available in Ukrainian, Dutch, Greek and Albanian. This informative quiz, which has been translated into 20 languages, allows people to evaluate their possible risk of kidney disease easily and swiftly. Map of kidney patient organizations Explore the map of global kidney patient organizations The map was developed to...

A Year of Achievements in Global Kidney Care: Revisit Remarkable Success Stories from ISN Granting Programs in 2023

ISN Granting Programs led scores of kidney care transformations worldwide in 2023, helping build capacity and improve patient care in regions with limited nephrology resources. As we look forward to more extraordinary accomplishments in 2024, we invite you to take a moment to discover or revisit inspiring accounts of progress in kidney care made possible...

Advancing aHUS Understanding: The ISN’s International Forum in Prague Sets the Stage for Progress

The ISN's aHUS International Forum took place from December 8-10 in Prague, the Czech Republic. The forum brought together over 80 experts in atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) from around the globe. Participants at the ISN aHUS International Forum Topics covered included terminology, evaluation, treatment of native disease, Factor H antibody and treatment, transplant, and non-complement...

Get Ready for December 2023: Explore ISN-Endorsed Events and ISN Participates Activities – Apply for ISN Endorsement for Your Event!

The ISN endorses high-quality events within the kidney care community. This endorsement enhances your event's visibility and elevates its scientific merit and educational impact. Whether your event is big or small, if it addresses relevant topics in the region, it could qualify for our endorsement. Discover all the benefits of ISN-endorsed meetings and apply here. December...

“The Data Supports Transplanting People With Caution and With Thought”: Cancer Diagnosis and Kidney Transplants – A Summary of the ISN Middle East Regional Board – ASON Webinar

In this joint ISN Middle East Regional Board-American Association of Onconephrology (ASON) webinar, "Should We Perform Kidney Transplants in Recipients With a Pretransplant Cancer Diagnosis?" Professor Horacio Adrogue (USA) discussed the escalating demand for kidney transplants, particularly among individuals with prior cancer histories. Watch the webinar here. ISN-ASON partnership to advance onconephrology The webinar was produced...

From Innovations in Transplantation to Environmental Approaches for Improving Kidney Health: Discover the WCN’24 Scientific Program

We're excited to announce that the complete scientific program for the 2024 World Congress of Nephrology (WCN'24) is now available to explore. Access the program here. This highly anticipated scientific and educational event, the most significant annual, global gathering of kidney experts and professionals, offers a comprehensive insight into the latest developments and breakthroughs in kidney...

ISN Journal Editorial Selections

Kidney International® Models of Care to Address Disparities in Kidney Health Outcomes for First Nation People First Nations people in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the USA face a higher risk of kidney problems and struggle to get kidney transplants compared to non-Indigenous people. This review identifies studies that created special healthcare programs for First Nations people...

“AI Can Help Physicians and Give Them More Time to Focus on the Patient”: Listen to the ISN Podcast on Artificial Intelligence in Kidney Care

In this engaging dialogue, Augusto Cesar Santos Jr. and Peter Kotanko discuss the evolving role of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine, particularly within kidney care. Listen here They shed light on how AI can serve as a valuable tool for healthcare providers, enabling them to predict patient outcomes, personalize treatment plans and empower patients to take...

Meet ISN Sister and Get Tips on Applying to the Program: Register for the Webinar on August 29

Register for the webinar here. The Sister Centers Programs create partnerships between kidney and transplant  centers in low-resource countries and well-established centers to provide educational support to improve kidney care in emerging regions. Leaders of the ISN Sister Renal Centers and ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers and ISN staff will host a webinar session* to answer your...

“I Was Never Going to Be a Nephrologist Until I Met Him”: How the Late Stewart Cameron Influenced Generations of Nephrologists

John Stewart Cameron 1934 -2023 The global kidney care community lost a giant last month with the passing of highly esteemed and much-loved nephrologist Professor John Stewart Cameron. Professor Cameron had a huge presence at the ISN. He was president from 1993-95 and received the Jean Hamburger Award in 2003. An annual World Congress of Nephrology...

The ISN Presents the ISN Latin America Pioneer Award to Juan Abraham Bermúdez at the IMIN Nephrology Update Course in Mexico

The Instituto Mexicano de Investigaciones Nefrologicas (IMIN)/Mexican Institute of Nephrological Research’s refresher course will take place from July 5-7, 2023, in Mexico City, Mexico. The conference provides a fitting occasion to present the ISN 2023 Pioneer Award for the ISN Latin America region to Juan Abraham Bermúdez from Mexico. Former ISN President Adeera Levin will present...

Discover the Latest Video Abstracts

Watch the latest ISN video abstracts from the @ISNeducation Social Media Team. Watch the videos here. The videos are based on papers from Kidney International® and Kidney International Reports®: A Novel Direct Adenosine Monophosphate Kinase Activator Ameliorates Disease Progression in Preclinical Models of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Transitional B cell Cytokines Risk Stratify Early Borderline Rejection After Renal...

Calling Early-career Nephrologists! Register Free of Charge for the Primer Course in Glomerular Diseases in Tokyo in October – Travel Grants are Available!

The ISN has partnered with the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) to deliver a primer course in glomerular disease for early-career nephrologists to be held in Tokyo, Japan, from October 1-2, 2023. Course registration is complimentary and a small number of travel grants are available for people living in low and lower-middle-income countries. Course spaces are limited:...

Find the FISN 2022 Awardees on the ISN Website. Applications Re-open For This Prestigious Designation Later in the Year

Last year, the ISN launched the Fellow of the International Society of Nephrology (FISN) status for ISN members who have demonstrated outstanding professional accomplishments in research, service, teaching, or through their other contributions to the nephrology specialty. See the FISN 2022 awardees. Find out more about applying for FISN status here.