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Apply to Become a Leader in ISN Committees and Working Groups – Deadline Extended to Friday, 30 October

ISN leadership positions open: Apply Today Application deadline extended to Friday, 30 October Our sincere thanks to all our members who have already applied for leadership positions soon becoming available within several groups. Due to these busy and uncertain times and to encourage as many applications as possible, we have decided to extend the opportunity to our...

KI publishes ISN’s International Consensus Definitions of Clinical Trial Outcomes for Kidney Failure: 2020

Kidney International has published the International Consensus Definitions of Clinical Trial Outcomes for Kidney Failure: 2020, developed from the 1st International Consensus Meeting on Defining Kidney Failure in Clinical Trials hosted by the ISN in Vancouver, BC, Canada, in early 2020. Kidney failure is an important outcome for patients, clinicians, researchers, healthcare systems, payers, and regulators. However,...

Advance Nephrology in Your Region: Apply for ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Center Recognition before October 15

The deadline to apply for the ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Center status is October 15. Nephrology Training Centers work with the ISN to provide in-depth training in interventional nephrology to improve patient care in different world regions. Applications are now open to institutions from all countries. See full eligibility criteria and guidelines on how to apply...

Don’t Miss the ISN Session at APCN 2020

The 18th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology (APCN 2020) takes place from October 2-4, 2020 in a fully virtual format under the theme: Combating CKD in the Asia Pacific: Local Strategies for a Global Problem Representing ISN participation, Germaine Wong will deliver, Clinical Care of COVID-19 Infection: Perspective of a Frontline Nephrologist in the Special Symposium: COVID-19...

Submit an Abstract for the 2021 Frontiers Meeting

“Complement-Related Kidney Diseases: Classification, Genetics, and Treatment.” Are you involved in the field of complement-mediated kidney diseases? Don’t miss this opportunity to speed up research and drug development in your area of specialization: Submit an abstract for the 2021 Frontiers Meeting! Abstract submissions open on October 5, 2020. Why submit an abstract? To share your research with colleagues and...

Stay Connected: Share Your Kidney Care Story

Show your short film at the  ISN Community Film Event! How have your patients coped with a kidney disease diagnosis? How was your medical team able to provide optimal care to kidney patients? Submit a film that informs or reflects on kidney disease's impact on patients and dedicated healthcare professionals in your community. A jury will select submissions to...

Apply for an ISN Travel Grant to Attend WCN’21

The World Congress of Nephrology 2021 (WCN’21) organizers are pleased to offer a Travel Grant Program for online or in-person attendance to WCN’21. The grants are available to ISN members residing in low and lower-middle income countries (consult the list of eligible countries). These grants support equitable access to ISN learning and networking opportunities. In-person WCN’21 Travel...

ISN to Contribute to WHO Regional Committee Meetings

The ISN continues to strengthen its collaboration with the World Health Organization during the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, besides attending the World Health Assembly, the ISN will participate in the 72nd Session of the Regional Committee of WHO for the Americas and the 71st session of the World Health Organization Regional Committee for the Western...

Global Trials Focus

Every month the ISN-ACT Team lists interesting new randomized controlled trials from around the world. Highlight: Diltiazem may be superior to nifedipine for post-partum hypertension in pregnancy. See the latest trials here. From October 2020, the GTF will be available in French, Spanish, Arabic, and Mandarin. Would you like to support equal access to nephrology research? Become an ISN...

ISN 0by25 Initiative Recognized for Academic-Scientific Merit

Dr. Rolando Claure Del Granado and colleagues involved in the ISN 0by25 initiative in Bolivia Every year, the Scientific Committee of the Medical College of Bolivia awards outstanding studies and investigators that significantly impact the local population. This year, the jury recognized the academic and research activities of Dr. Rolando Claure Del Granado and selected the...