Tag - research

“I Feel Responsible for Engaging the Next Generation of Students”- Javier Neyra on Prioritizing Capacity Building in Research

By Javier Neyra, ISN YNC member Over the past year, I've had the opportunity to lead efforts by the Capacity Building Sub-committee of the ISN Young Nephrology Committee (YNC). Young nephrologists worldwide have consistently highlighted the need to build capacity in research, particularly for those practicing in developing countries with limited scholarly resources. Therefore, one of...

International Experts to Guide Scientific Paper Writing in Turkey at ISN Scientific Writing Course

A three-day ISN Scientific Writing Course (SWC) will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, from February 16 to 18. Find out more about the ISN SWC here. Cohosted by the Balkan Cities Association of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation and Artificial Organs (BANTAO) and the Turkish Society of Nephrology, this will be the first ISN Scientific Writing Course to...

Improve the Detection and Management of NCDs in Your Region: Submit Your Proposal by April 1 for an ISN Clinical Research Grant

Read the application guidelines and eligibility criteria here or apply directly here if you are an ISN member.  The ISN Clinical Research Program supports research and education initiatives that help detect and manage non-communicable chronic diseases such as CKD, AKI, hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease in low-income, lower-middle-income, and upper-middle-income countries. The deadline to apply is May 1, but proposals...

Latest ISN Journal Editorial Selections

Kidney International: Glomerular Diseases in Pregnancy: Pragmatic Recommendations for Clinical Management Glomerular diseases are a frequent cause of chronic kidney disease in young women and generate many challenges in pregnancy. An international working group reviews current literature and expert opinions on glomerular diseases in pregnancy to provide practical information for nephrologists. The authors highlight areas of clinical...

Catch Up! Recorded Webinar on Mixed Methods Research in Kidney Care Now on the Academy

Did you miss the live session of the ISN Webinar "Mixed Methods Research in Kidney Care"? Watch the recording here. Moderators Fergus Caskey, Pippa Bailey, and Masaomi Nangaku joined speakers Alicia O’Cathain and Lilia Cervantes in an interactive discussion on mixing qualitative and quantitative research methods within a single kidney care study. The event generated much...

Kidney International and Kidney International Reports Editorial Selections

Uncovering Risk Factors for Kidney Injury in Children With a Solitary Functioning Kidney A nationwide, multicenter study of children diagnosed with congenital or acquired solitary functioning kidney before adulthood indicates that a significant proportion will develop kidney injury over time, with kidney agenesis and being overweight as principal risk factors. Long-term Outcomes of Children and Adolescents...

Help Improve Kidney Transplant Trials on Urinary Tract Infections: Take the Australasian Kidney Trials Network Survey and Share It With Your Patients

On behalf of the Australasian Kidney Trials Network Survey, patients, caregivers and health professionals are invited to complete a global survey to help identify important things to consider when preventing urine infections in people with kidney transplants. The answers will help design a clinical trial to attain better evidence. The survey takes 8-12 minutes to complete. Take...

Pin Your Trial Network on the ISN Network of Trials Networks Map!

The ISN-ACT (Advancing Clinical Trials) has created an online map tracking trial networks in kidney care research around the world. The aim is to facilitate clinical trial capacity and professional exchanges and collaboration by connecting people undertaking clinical trials and related studies in nephrology. The map allows researchers to quickly locate trial networks with the capacity...

International Practices and Challenges Surrounding COVID-19 Vaccination – Results From ISN Survey Published in BMJ Open

"Availability and Prioritization of COVID-19 Vaccines Among Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease and Kidney Transplant - A Global Survey by the International Society of Nephrology" has been published in BMJ Open. Read the manuscript here. The paper is based on a survey initiated by a team of ISN members on the availability, preparation and prioritization of...

ISN i3C Working Group Meeting on Intervention Strategies for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin Generates Publication

The manuscript “Challenges and Opportunities in Interventions for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin (CKDu): Report from the International Society of Nephrology Consortium of Collaborators on CKDu” has been published in Kidney International. Read the manuscript here. The paper was drafted after a special ISN i3C Working Group meeting was held to discuss potential interventions in communities...