Tag - nephrologist

Tune in for Talks by ISN-KI Early-Career Researcher at Upcoming Oncology-Nephrology Meetings

Naoka Murakami, 2022 ISN-KI Early-Career Research Award winner, will present at two upcoming oncology-nephrology meetings. The Onco-Nephrology Symposium, 2022, will take place in hybrid format on September 30 in Boston, USA. The event offers up-to-date information and insights from national and international experts in this constantly evolving subspecialty. Join Naoka Murakami for 'Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors and...

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...

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,...

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...

Celebrate Excellence in Kidney Care: More Time to Nominate a Candidate for the ISN 2023 Awards – Submit Your Nominations!

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to kidney care? The ISN Awards are a chance to recognize an individual's role in advancing global kidney health in line with the ISN’s mission. Find out more about ISN Awards here. The deadline to submit nominations for the ISN 2023 Awards is now September 26, 2022. Send all nominations,...

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...

Join Us in Welcoming Ten New ISN Fellows From Albania, Kenya, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nigeria, the Philippines, Somalia, and Thailand

The ISN warmly congratulates these newly-appointed ISN Fellows. Get to know our new ISN Fellows here. These doctors from eight countries will spend between three and twelve months training at host centers worldwide, where they will receive hands-on training in their specialty area. Most training will take place in an ISN Regional Training Center. Once trained, ISN...

ISN Educational Ambassador Program Facilitates Hybrid Course on Clinical and Interventional Nephrology in Egypt

Participants are instructed on point-of-care ultrasound at a workshop at the ISN Ambassadors training program in Egypt An ISN Educational Ambassadors (EA) training program was held at Dikirnis Central Hospital in Dakahlia, Egypt, in July. The sessions, led by ISN Educational Ambassador Prof. Ahmed Akl, and Dr. Ahmed Albeyaly, director of Dakahlia Ministry of Health, nephrology sector,...

The ISN Community Film Event: Share Your Story and Make a Difference in the Lives of People with Kidney Disease

Have your patients inspired you? Admire tireless colleagues? Tell their story! Stories of kidney health challenges and the resilience needed to face them raise awareness of the impact of poor kidney health on those living with kidney diseases. The ISN invites its members to film a short account of people living with or treating kidney diseases. You don’t have...