Tag - kidney health

Announcing Winners of Complimentary Registrations for the Vicenza Course

The ISN is pleased to announce three winners of complimentary registrations for the upcoming 42nd Vicenza Course AKI-CRRT-ECOS and Critical Care Nephrology 2024  Selected by the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee, the ISN congratulates the following winners: Omar Fueyo (Mexico) Shkelqim Muharremi (Macedonia) Swaraj Sathyan (Bahrein) The Vicenza Course will take place from June 11-13, 2024, at the Fiera di Vicenza Convention Center in Vicenza, Italy. The...

Prioritizing Kidney Care: The ISN and Devex to Hold Event on Lifesaving Kidney Therapies at the WHA77 on May 29

The ISN is collaborating with Devex for the second consecutive year to discuss expanding global kidney care. Register for the event online or in person here The event, “Advancing Kidney Care for All: Expanding Access to Lifesaving Therapies,” will take place on the occasion of the 77th session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 29,...

Setting the Stage to Propel Global Nephrology to New Heights: Thank You to All Delegates for a Phenomenal Congress! Browse Memorable Moments in Pictures and Discover Statistics for 2024

Thank you to the 4,500 delegates from more than 121 countries whose energy and contributions drove WCN'24's phenomenal success! Browse the WCN photo gallery here! Here's a snapshot of what we experienced together over four extraordinary days of learning, networking, and innovation: 1576 groundbreaking abstracts were accepted, with 867 posters on display 252 top-tier speakers from around the globe presented a diverse...

ISN YNC Member Iman Alshamsi Introduces New YNC Members to the ISN Community 

The ISN is pleased to welcome six dynamic young professionals to the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) and looks forward to their contributions to education, research, and leadership as they help shape the future of global kidney health:  Dr. Winston Fung (Hong Kong)  Dr. Marques Ng (Hong Kong)  Dr. Kornchanok Vareesangthip (Thailand)  Dr. Daniel P. Msilanga (Tanzania)  Dr. Carlo Alfieri (Italy)  Dr. Ming-Yan Jiang (Taiwan)  Hailing from diverse parts...

The ISN CME Program Supporting Excellence in Kidney Care in Pakistan and Nigeria 

ISN-supported speaker Dr. McCafferty (far right) at the Pakistan Society of Nephrology Biennial Conference 2024  The ISN Continuing Medical Education Program supported a speaker to attend the Pakistan Society of Nephrology Biennial Conference 2024 in February 2024.  Dr. Kieran McCafferty (UK) presented on chronic kidney disease and visited the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, the...

The ISN Welcomes the Latin-American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension as a Collective-Member Society

The Latin-American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension (SLANH) has joined the ISN as a Collective-member society, strengthening a mutual commitment to advancing kidney care in the Latin America region. The ISN has collaborated on many initiatives with the SLANH, including the recent World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN’24) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and a series of webinars in...

Specialized Courses, Plenary Sessions, and More! Access WCN’24 Content at the ISN Academy!

Explore hundreds of hours of captivating WCN'24 content at the ISN Academy, featuring cutting-edge insights across five essential themes. Learn from more than 200 global experts and elevate your expertise! Take specialized courses on hot topics Renal Pathology Conservative Kidney Management Navigating Kidney Care Annual Review of Nephrology Interventional Nephrology Find out more here Listen to four outstanding plenary talks: Daniel de Florian – "The Origin of the...

Get Ready for WCN’24: Engage With the Global Kidney Care Community!

Excitement is building as the World Congress of Nephrology 2024 approaches—are you prepared for this unforgettable experience? Here's how you can maximize your participation: Stay connected on social media and share your attendance -Keep up with the feedback and updates by following ISN channels on social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and X. -Share your experiences using...

From Hyponatremia to Metabolic Alkalosis: Follow the Case-based Electrolytes and Acid-Base Disorders Curriculum at the ISN Academy

Imbalances in electrolyte and acid-base can lead to kidney damage and dysfunction and may indicate underlying kidney diseases and other medical conditions. Regularly monitoring electrolyte and acid-base levels, especially in individuals with kidney disease or other health concerns, is essential to preserve kidney health. ISN members: Access the CME-accredited curriculum here This comprehensive seven-part curriculum delivers a...

Developing Kidney Transplant Programs Worldwide: New Partnerships and Upgrades in the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers Program

The ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS) are pleased to announce that two newly formed partnerships have been accepted into the joint ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program. In addition, two partnerships have successfully upgraded to Level A, one to Level B, and the Fundacion Valle del Lili (Colombia)-Boston Children's Hospital (USA) partnership has graduated. This...

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...

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...

“I Really Liked the Idea of Giving Back to People in Other Parts of the World.” Larry Greenbaum on Being an ISN Mentor – Inspired? Apply by March 1!

ISN mentee Priya Pais (back row, third from left) and ISN mentor Larry Greenbaum (front row, third from right) during his three-day visit to St John's National Academy of Health Sciences in Bangalore as part of their collaboration through the ISN Mentorship Program Through the ISN Mentorship Program, Larry Greenbaum, from the Emory University School...

The Fundamental Connection Between the Cosmos and the Elementary Particles of Our Bodies: Daniel de Florian’s Plenary Talk on the Origin of the Universe

For millennia, scientists have tirelessly sought to unravel the mysteries of the universe. Daniel de Florian's groundbreaking contribution to particle physics has left an indelible mark on our understanding of the fundamental building blocks of existence. Secure your seat for Daniel de Florian's plenary talk: Register for the congress now to benefit from the early...

The Faces Behind the Posts – Meet the WCN’24 Social Media Team!

The #ISNWCN Social Media Team is a group of dedicated health professionals committed to delivering comprehensive coverage throughout the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN). Get to know the team here. Comprising members from the @ISNeducation team and carefully selected applicants, they are united by a shared passion for driving healthcare innovation. This dynamic team is ready and...

Leveraging Social Media for Kidney Health: The ISN and the Nephrology Social Media Collective Forge New Partnership

The ISN and the Nephrology Social Media Collective (NSMC) have signed a memorandum of understanding for producing, delivering and recording primarily social media-related online educational content. The partnership emphasizes the powerful role of social media in spreading awareness of kidney health, sharing important information, engaging diverse audiences, and fostering conversations that contribute to a better...

Beyond Blood Sugar: Ele Ferrannini on the Basis for the Transformative Power of SGLT2 Inhibitors for Kidney Disease Management at WCN’24

Ele Ferrannini, a professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Pisa and a senior research associate at the National Research Council Institute of Clinical Physiology, will present the plenary talk "Insights Into SGLT2 Inhibitors: A Story of Discovery" at WCN'24 in Hall A on Tuesday, April 16 at 11 a.m. Argentina time. Register for...

Renal Pathologists Wanted: Apply Now for ISN Bursaries and Join Key Renal Pathology Events in 2024 – Deadline December 20!

The ISN invites renal pathologists from lower, lower-middle- and upper-middle-income countries to receive bursaries to attend significant in-person renal pathology events in 2024. Apply here by December 20, 2023 ISN bursaries are available to attend: The Renal Pathology Pre-Congress Course at the World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN’24), Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 13, 2024. The European Renal Pathology Course, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 4-7, 2024 - includes a two-week...