Tag - kidney disease

Improving Medical Teaching Skills in South America Through the ISN Mentorship Program

From left to right: Dr. Carolina Acosta (academic director, UCA Asunción), Dr. María Magdalena Mayor (dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, UCA Asunción), Dr. Francisco Santa-Cruz (ISN Mentor and director of research at UCA Asunción) and Dr. René Scalet dos Santos Neto (ISN Mentee and Professor of medicine, Faculdades Pequeno Principe) at the Hydroelectrolytic Disorders...

Reach a Global Audience: Submit Your Abstract to WCN’23 Before November 9

Submit your abstract here before midnight, November 9, 2022. All accepted abstracts will be presented as posters at the congress – one of the world's largest kidney care events – and published in the WCN’23 supplement to Kidney International Reports. The WCN’22 abstract supplement was accessed over 120,000 times within the first six months of publication...

ISN President Presents at the Congress of the College of Nephrologists of Mexico on September 21

The 55th Congress of the College of Nephrologists of Mexico takes place from September 21-24, 2022, in Mexico City, Mexico. ISN President Agnes Fogo will participate in the opening ceremony on September 21 and will deliver the talk ‘Mechanisms of Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease’ during the session ‘Adult Nephrology, Glomerulopathies’ on September 23, 2022,...

ISN President Agnes Fogo on Her Career, Thinking Outside the Box, and the Pathology of Kidney Infections: Watch the Interview and Register for the ISN Frontiers Meeting-New Delhi, September 22-25

ISN President Agnes Fogo will present the talk, 'Infection and Kidney Disease-the Pathologist's View' at 9:45 am (India Standard Time) on Friday, 23. Register for the ISN Frontiers Meeting on infections and kidney diseases here. The ISN Frontiers Social Media Team spoke to Agnes Fogo about her keynote speech: the unusual ways infections affect the kidneys, sophisticated...

Improving Knowledge of Dialysis Techniques to Tackle High Demand in Cameroon Through the ISN-Swiss Society-Cameroon Society Partnership

The ISN-Swiss Society-Cameroon Society Partnership has been active since 2019. It is dedicated to advancing kidney care in Cameroon through joint initiatives. In the context of this partnership, Dr. Ngo Makang Marguerite Cecile, a nephrologist from Yaoundé General Hospital in Cameroon, undertook a six-month fellowship training in the nephrology unit at Geneva University Hospital in...

Join the Live #NephTrials Discussion on Efficiency in Clinical Trials: ‘Getting to the H4RT of Registry Design’ on September 29

Connect with Fergus Caskey, Roberto Pecoits-Filho, Michael Walsh, Joel Topf, Manasi Bapat, and Swapnil Hiremath at the latest #NephTrials discussion on September 29, 2022, at 1 p.m. CEST. Why do we need more efficient clinical trials? What is a registry and why are registries useful? What is a registry-based randomized controlled trial, and how does...

World Kidney Day 2023 Official Campaign ‘Kidney Health for All’ Launches – Show Your Support: Download and Share the Banners

World Kidney Day (WKD) 2023 will take place on Thursday, March 9. This year's theme is 'Kidney Health for All - Preparing for the unexpected, supporting the vulnerable!' To ensure preparedness and show support, the ISN encourages all to join in raising awareness of the impact disastrous events have on people living with kidney disease. Download and share the WKD...

ISN Members Exclusive: ISN Frontiers Meeting in Bergamo and WCN’22 Content is Now Available to ISN Members on the ISN Academy

A new section on the ISN Academy allows you to access content from past ISN events you may have missed. Explore the available content here. ISN members and ISN Academy subscribers can access content from the recent ISN Frontiers Meeting in Bergamo here. ISN members can access WCN'22 content here. The congress material is also available to non-ISN...

Visit Us at the ISN Booth in Calgary, Canada, from 7-11 September at the IPNA Congress and Listen to ISN President Agnes Fogo in the Plenary State of the Art Session 1 on Saturday, September 9

The ISN will be present at the 19th International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) congress in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, from September 7-11, 2022. Delegates can visit the ISN at our exhibition booth, or connect with us online here. ISN President Agnes Fogo will present 'Tubulo-glomerular Cross Talk' during the 'Plenary State of the Art #1 session' on...