Tag - nephrology

Nephrology is the subspecialty of internal medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment kidney diseases.

Read the Newly Published ISN Global Kidney Policy Forum 2022 Report

The ISN is pleased to share its report on the “Global Kidney Policy Forum 2022: Building Healthier Sustainable Communities to Safeguard Kidney Health." Access the report here. The report highlights kidney health challenges and possibilities affecting the Oceania and South-East Asia region as presented at this year's Global Kidney Policy Forum (GKPF). Hosted at WCN'22, the GKPF...

#Worldkidneyday Reaches 526 Million People on Social Media: Explore and Share the WKD 2022 Impact Report

Read the WKD 2022 impact report here.  This year’s World Kidney Day (WKD) campaign focused on increasing education and awareness of kidney health at all levels of kidney care.  WKD continues to grow in impact thanks to dedicated efforts from members of the public and health care professionals worldwide. Discover key global accomplishments, innovative activities, and...

Outstanding Development of Kidney Care Center in South America Through the ISN Sister Renal Centers Program

Dr. Ravi Mehta and Dr. Etienne Macedo from UCSD (2nd and 5th from right respectively) visit the EC in Bolivia during the 12th SLANH - AKI Congress in 2018  The Bolivia-USA Sister Renal Centers (SRC) partnership successfully graduated from the ISN SRC Program earlier this year, having significantly improved kidney care capacity at the emerging center over...

A New Technique for Preserving Kidney Grafts

The Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc Transplantation Centre and the Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research (IREC) at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) in Belgium recently developed an innovative method for preserving kidney grafts using oxygen.  On March 20, 2022, two kidneys, donated after circulatory death, were successfully transplanted by Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc after they had...

Discover Highlights from a Successful First iNET-CKD Webinar on Building a Cohort Study

Would you like to understand the key design elements of a cohort study and learn how to draft a study protocol? Watch the first iNET-CKD webinar, "Building a Cohort Study: Insight from Investigators," here. More than 200 people attended the webinar on May 10, generating a lively conversation on Twitter: Access the thread here. Participants came...

Share Your Research and Advance Your Career: Prepare Your WCN’23 Abstract Submission

WCN’23 abstract submission is now open. Contribute to the progress and reach of kidney-related research and make your mark within the international kidney care community.   Submit your abstract here.  Accepted abstracts will have the opportunity to get noticed by internationally renowned kidney experts at one of the world's largest kidney care events - accepted abstracts will...

Get the Latest News from the Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group Newsletter

Read the current issue of the Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism (DICG) newsletter here.  The DICG is a joint initiative of the ISN and the Transplantation Society.  This edition features:  New members of the DICG council  "Transplantation in the Context of Migrants and Refugees: Challenges & Dilemmas" webinar  The DICG WCN'22 session on improving access...

Discover the Newly Launched Complement-Mediated Kidney Diseases Toolkit

The ISN has developed an educational toolkit to raise awareness of complement-mediated kidney diseases (CMKDs).    Discover the toolkit here.  CMKDs, although less well-known and considered rare, are an important and complex area of kidney health that needs to be better recognized to provide optimal care.  The toolkit is designed to increase understanding of CMKDs and support clinicians in their clinical practice.    Other...

ISN at KSN Annual Meeting in Korea

The 42nd Annual Meeting of the Korean Society of Nephrology (KSN) will take place in hybrid format, May 26-29, 2022, in Seoul, Korea. The ISN will participate in two sessions:  Basic Science Symposium: A session hosted by the ISN North and East Asia Regional Board, on Thursday, May 26, from 10:40 a.m. to 1:10 p.m....