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ISN Global Outreach awards 2011

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Participants involved in ISN's Global Outreach (GO) Programs were rewarded for their achievements at the recent World Congress of Nephrology in Vancouver, Canada. After the very successful GO poster sessions, the awards were handed out and winners had the opportunity to present current projects to GO workshop participants.

Some 30 applications were handed in for the Fellowship posters session, around 20 candidates sent abstracts for the Research and Prevention awards and three SRC pairs applied for the Schrier prize.

The winners were as follows:


Fellowship award:

  • 1st prize: Imed Helal (Tunisia), trained at the University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado
  • 2nd prize: Yang Li (Beijing, China) trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 3rd prize: Etienne Macedo (Sao Paulo, Brazil) trained at University of California


Research and Prevention award:

  • Laura Solà (Uruguay)
  • Sanjib Sharma (Nepal)


Schrier award for the ISN GO SRC Program:

  • Belarus (Minsk) – UK (Oxford)
  • China (Beijing) – USA (Brown University – Rhode Island)


For more information on the ISN GO Programs, click here.

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