Tag - kidney care

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

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,...

ISN Members – Access the New ISN Course on Qualitative Research

Course leaders, speakers and ISN staff prepare for an online interactive session as part of the new ISN course on qualitative research ISN has launched a new course on the ISN Academy, "Introduction to Qualitative Health Research." The course comprises six lectures and is available to all ISN members and Academy subscribers. It covers the purpose...

Postuler en Français pour l’ISN Clinical Research Program

L'ISN est fière de s’associer à la Société Francophone de Néphrologie Dialyse et Transplantation (SFNDT) pour offrir de l’aide aux chercheurs francophones souhaitant postuler au « Clinical Research Program » en 2023. Les chercheurs éligibles peuvent soumettre leur proposition complète en français à crp@theisn.org  pour recevoir de l'aide pour traduire leur proposition en anglais selon les normes...

Announcing the 2022 Grantees From the ISN Clinical Research Program

Top: Sukanya Govindan, Deblina Dasgupta. Bottom: Lot Nehemie Phinehas Motoula Latou, Thanh Van Nguyen The ISN warmly congratulates the following researchers who received grants from the ISN Clinical Research Program to undertake vital research to advance kidney care in their communities. Sukanya Govindan (India) "Aminophylline for Preventing Acute Kidney Injury in Sick Neonates" Deblina Dasgupta (India) "AKD and CKD...

What Is the Kidney Function of Workers Exposed to Heat Stress After a Two-year Follow-up?

The paper "Kidney Function in Factory Workers Exposed to Heat Stress - a 2-year Follow-up Study" by Fabiana Nerbass has been published in the Journal of Occupational of Environmental Medicine. Read the article here.  The research highlights the value of collaboration among investigators, organizations and communities. Fabiana Nerbass, from Fundação Pró-Rim in Joinville, Brazil, received the...

The ISN Sister Renal Centers Partnerships Share Achievements and Challenges in Virtual Networking Workshops

  Participants at the SRC virtual networking workshops, sessions 1 and 2, chaired by Rukshana Shroff – deputy chair of the SRC Program Committee, and Chih-Wei Yang – chair of the SRC Program Committee Seventy participants from around the world took part in workshops organized by the ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program Committee in...

The ISN-Italian Society of Nephrology Joint Session on IgA Nephropathy Now Available to Watch on the ISN Academy

Watch the video here. The 63rd Annual Congress of the Italian Society of Nephrology (SIN) was held in October 2022 in Rimini, Italy. The ISN presented a joint session with SIN, "Treatment of IgA Nephropathy: Shall we select the Drug or the Patient?" presented by Rossana Coppo, chair of the ISN Western European Regional Board. 

Renew Your Membership to Stay Up to Date With Weekly Educational Releases; Become an ISN Member to Start Learning at the Newly-Upgraded Academy

The ISN has redesigned its educational platform - the ISN Academy: Explore the intuitive design Test our new search engine Track your progress and collect your certificates Renew your membership here to access the Academy Watch a short video to familiarize yourself with the new layout. Access all webinar recordings here Discover courses and curriculum here Explore ISN meeting content here Discover the...

The Kidney International Reports Community Blog Space Now Offers CME Credits

KI Reports Community is an online blog space featuring a range of content, including expert commentaries, article summaries, and infographics for the KI Reports kidney care community. The initiative is led by Sophia Ambruso and presents material authored by an international collective of physicians. The current content, "Treatment of C3GN: What's Next for Complement's Alternative...

Obituary: Rashad Barsoum 1941 -2022

The ISN was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Professor Rashad Barsoum. Professor Barsoum served the ISN in several roles, including as ISN secretary-general from 1999-2005. He was a pillar of ISN’s most renowned programs, directing both the Fellowship and Sister Renal Centers Programs in the early 2000s. He received the Roscoe Robinson...

ISN Educational Ambassador’s Fourth Visit to Mongolian Hospital  Strengthens Kidney Care Team and Raises Awareness of Kidney Diseases

Dr. Mohamed Atta appears on national television in Mongolia during his recent visit to the country as ISN Educational Ambassador The ISN recently supported Dr. Mohamed G. Atta, Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, USA, to spend ten days presenting lectures and hands-on training in the State Second Central...

ISN Young Nephrologists Committee Member Appointed to the WHO Youth Council

Members of the WHO Director-General’s Youth Council ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) member, Marina Wainstein, has been selected to serve on the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General’s Youth Council for a term of two years. At the Youth Council, Marina Wainstein will engage with young people from health and non-health backgrounds worldwide to advise the Director-General...

Five ISN Social Media Initiatives Nominated for Awards

The ISN is excited to announce that five of its social media activities have been nominated for the #NephJCKidneys Awards by NephJC in the "Nathan Hellman Social Media Project of the Year" category. The nominations are for: The #ISNQuiz – access here ISN Video Abstract Series – all editions available at the ISN Academy, Twitter, and Instagram ISN Education...

The ISN Holds First Consensus Meeting on Guidance for Optimal Pre-clinical Animal Studies in Translational Nephrology (TRANSFORM)

The ISN’s TRANSFORM meeting (TRAnslational Nephrology Science FOR new Medications) took place in Brussels, Belgium, from October 8-9, 2022. The meeting gathered patients, clinical and academic researchers, regulators, and industry partners to: Report ISN Research Working Group activities describing the current landscape and future possibilities. Reach consensus on guidance that optimizes animal study design and drives the...

The ISN “Are Your Kidneys Healthy?” Quiz Now Available in Bangla!

Over 100,000 people have taken the quiz. If you are interested in helping us increase its reach by translating it into your language, please contact Monica at mmoorthy@theisn.org. The quiz is currently available in 14 languages - Amharic, Arabic, Bangla, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Uzbek.

Partnership Arising From Mentorship Program Generates Investigation Into Hypertensive Nephrosclerosis Using Digital Spatial Profiling 

ISN Mentee Emmy Bell with ISN President and Mentor, Agnes Fogo The ISN Mentorship Program supports mutual learning partnerships within the ISN global community. Mentees work toward specific professional goals, while mentors develop coaching and leadership skills. Since December 2021, ISN mentee Dr. Emmy Bell, a nephrology specialist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB),...