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Call for Nominations – ISN President-Elect & 10 Regional Board Deputy Chairs/Councilors. Deadline for Nominations: August 31, 2022

Nominate the next ISN President-Elect & 10 Regional Board Deputy Chairs/Councilors Deadline for nominations: 31 August 2022 Nominate a candidate for 2023-25 ISN: President-Elect (1 vacancy), and Regional Board Deputy Chairs/Councilors (1 vacancy in each of the 10 ISN regions) The next ISN leadership election for ISN President-Elect and Regional Board Deputy Chairs/Councilors in all 10 ISN regions will take...

Update on ISN Frontiers Meeting-New Delhi

The ISN Frontiers Meeting "Infections and the Kidneys" is planned as an in-person event in New Delhi. The ISN continues to monitor the global COVID-19 situation and opportunities to follow the program online are available for those whose travel is restricted by the pandemic. Find out more here. The final format of the ISN Frontiers Meeting...

Emerging Infections, Climate Change, and the Microbiome – ISN Past President and ISN Frontiers Meeting-New Delhi Chair, Vivekanand Jha Presents Highlights from the Scientific Program on Kidneys and Infections – Register Now!

The ISN Frontiers Meeting on bi-directional relationships between infections and kidney diseases will take place in New Delhi, India, from September 22-25, 2022.   Register for the meeting at the regular price until midnight CEST, August 24, here. We asked ISN Past President and Frontiers Meeting New Delhi Chair Vivekanand Jha about the event's program: Why is...

Working Toward Improved AKI Services in Latin America: The Saving Young Lives Project Holds First Workshop in Colombia

Workshop participants and course presenters at the SYL workshop at Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia Course presenters Guillermo Hidalgo and Bill Smoyer welcomed 18 participants from Central and South America to the two-day Saving Young Lives Project (SYL) workshop held at Universidad de Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia, at the end of June....

Young Nephrologists in China: Apply to Train in Clinical Nephrology Through the IACN-ISN-HKSN Scholarship

The IACN-ISN-HKSN Scholarship supports young nephrologists to train in clinical nephrology for three months in China, including Hong Kong. The grant is a joint initiative from the International Association of Chinese Nephrologists (IACN), the ISN, and the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology (HKSN). Applications are available in Chinese. Find out more and apply here by...

Up to Twelve Months of Training to Benefit Kidney Health in Your Community: Apply for an ISN Fellowship Before October 1

ISN Fellowship grants are open to young ISN members from lower, lower-middle and upper-middle income countries. The deadline to apply is October 1, 2022 – apply here. Successful applicants receive high-quality, hands-on training for up to 12 months at a host center. Former ISN Fellow Muhammad Mohsin Riaz went on to open the first peritoneal dialysis center...

Access All Modules of the Kidney Stone Course on the ISN Academy

The kidney stone course is designed to assist healthcare providers to: recognize the burden of kidney stones understand the causes of kidney stone formation understand preventative treatments Access the course content here. The course comprises webinars and videos on: why kidney stones form nutrition and kidney stone disease metabolic evaluation of people with kidney diseases pharmacological treatment of metabolic abnormalities related to kidney...

The ISN Supports Women in Nephrology, WIN ICON 2022

WIN-India (Women in Nephrology, India) is hosting the first annual chapter of WIN ICON 2022 from August 13-14, 2022, in Hyderabad, India. The conference will be a two-day hybrid event with a scientific program of diverse topics by national and international faculty. Several ISN Regional Board and Supporting Group chairs and deputy chairs will attend...

Advancing the Discussion on Rare Diseases: Frontiers Meeting in Bergamo Highly Rated by Delegates

More than 200 delegates from 51 countries joined us over the three days at the ISN Frontiers Meeting in Bergamo, Italy, at the end of June. The event had a significant online reach attaining 6.5 million impressions. A global panel of clinical and scientific experts presented three days of specialty content at the meeting on ‘Complement-related kidney...