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The ISN Academy is the International Society of Nephrology’s educational platform, designed and curated by the ISN Education Working Group (EWG). The ISN Academy has hundreds of hours of original content developed and published each year under EWG’s guidance and review. You will find content from regionally diverse group of presenters and contributors, from high and low to middle-income countries to ensure relevance to all who work in the nephrology community.

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The ISN Launches Groundbreaking Program to Enhance Expertise in Obstetric Nephrology

Led by renowned experts Shilpa Jesudason (Australia) and Michelle Hladunewich (Canada), the "Train the Trainer" program aims to transform approaches to managing kidney disease in pregnancy. The program has three objectives: Build a robust network of professionals well-versed in the intricate relationship between pregnancy and kidney disease The ISN seeks to create a ripple effect by...

Discover the Latest ISN Video Abstracts

Watch the latest ISN video abstracts from the @ISNeducation Social Media Team. Watch the videos here. The videos are based on papers from Kidney International® and Kidney International Reports®: Zinc Finger Protein 24-Dependent Transcription Factor SOX9 Up-regulation Protects Tubular Epithelial Cells During Acute Kidney Injury Randomized Trial on the Effects of Dialysate Potassium Concentration on Intradialytic Hypertension

New at the ISN Academy – ISN-ASON Case Series on Onconephrology: Watch the First Case on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

The ISN and the American Association of Onconephrology (ASON) are collaborating on a series of case presentations to promote research, clinical activities, and education in onconephrology. Watch the first case, “Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-related Kidney Adverse Events,” here. Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICPI) have transformed the landscape of cancer therapy. They are currently the cornerstone of treatment for...

ISN Members – Enjoy or Relive WCN’23 Spotlight Sessions on ISN Grants, the YNC Quiz, CKD in Primary Care Settings, and Successful Clinical Trials

Teams compete in the quiz-a-thon at WCN’23 Watch the WCN'23 Spotlight Sessions on the ISN Academy here. Success stories from ISN Grant recipients Professor David Harris introduces a session of first-hand experiences, highlighting some of the ISN's granting programs. Hear from: Dr. Ningning Wang (China) on the ISN Clinical Research and Mentorship Programs Professor Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Akl (Saudia Arabia) on the ISN...

ISN Members – Watch More Free Content From the WCN’23 Spotlight Sessions!

Roberto Pecoits-Filho and Amina Rakisheva discuss the Optimization of RAASi Therapy Toolkit on the Spotlight Stage at WCN'23 Watch the WCN'23 Spotlight Sessions here. A Nephrology-Cardiology Initiative: Optimization of RAASi Therapy Toolkit* Roberto Pecoits-Filho, ISN Research Working Group member, and Amina Rakisheva, representing the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (HFA-ESC), discuss the...

“Acute Kidney Injury” and “Drugs and the Kidney” – Watch and Share Modules 17 and 18 in the Open-access Online Kidney Education for Primary Care Physicians Curriculum

Access the course here. Dr. Raja Ramachandran presents the basics of acute kidney injury (AKI) identification and treatment for primary care physicians. Dr. Urmila Anandh presents the latest concepts of pathophysiologic mechanisms, basic AKI treatment principles, drugs that can cause AKI, and the role of the primary caregiver in drug administration.