Tag - kidney care

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

“The Story Is More Important Than the Technical Aspect” – Share Your Story of Unsung Heroes in Kidney Care: Submit a Film to the ISN Community Film Event

Mr. Khan, who featured in the winning film in the 2022 ISN Community Film Event The deadline to submit your film is February 2, 2023. In a recent interview, Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan (India), winner of the 2022 ISN Community Film, praised the ISN Film Event as a "Patients' Platform" – a channel for people with kidney...

New 2022 Mentorship Pairings in the ISN Mentorship Program – Online Workshop for 2021 Pairs

Mentor and mentee 2021 pairs sharing experiences at the virtual workshop in November The ISN warmly congratulates and welcomes 34 successful new ISN Mentorship pairs. The ISN Mentorship Program Advisory Group selected and matched these partnerships from the latest round of applications. Find the complete list of mentorship pairs 2022 here. These new mentors and mentees will focus on diverse...

Thank You to ISN Academy Sponsors Who Helped Us Publish More Than 150 Hours of New Material in 2022

Over the past 12 months, the ISN Academy has introduced more than 150 hours of new educational content, including: #ISNWCN 2022 recorded sessions #ISNFrontiers Meetings recorded sessions Over 50 recorded webinars with more than 10 partners Courses on: Qualitative health research Education for primary care physicians Kidney stones Ethical aspects of kidney care for women Kidney health professionals Twitter Space recordings Video abstracts Visual abstracts Quizzes We thank...

Join Us in Congratulating Four New ISN-Named Fellows  

Clockwise, from top left: Carinna Hockham, Anastasiia Zykova, Suman Behera and Mark Canney The ISN Executive Committee and Council have approved four “ISN-Named Fellows.” Please join us in congratulating Suman Behera from ISN I3C (CKDu), Mark Canney from ISN iNET-CKD (cohort studies), and Anastasiia Zykova and Carinna Hockham from ISN-ACT (clinical trials). Get to know our new ISN-Named Fellows here. These early-career ISN...

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...