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Genomic Medicine for Kidney Diseases and Myths of Providing Dialysis in Lower Income Countries – Discover Contemporary Topics in Kidney Care From WCN’23 Plenary Speakers: Grab the Early Bird Fee!

Renowned plenary speakers will address issues impacting the future of global kidney care at the ISN World Congress of Nephrology 2023. Join us in Bangkok, Thailand, from March 30-April 2: Register here at the early bird rate. Ali Ghavari: "Genomic Medicine for Kidney Diseases: Lessons Learned from IgAN for Disease Pathophysiology and Management" Barney Graham: "Rapid COVID-19 Vaccine Development and the Future of...

Latest Kidney International and Kidney International Reports Editorial Selections

Kidney International Particulate Matter of Air Pollution May Increase Risk of Kidney Failure in IgA Nephropathy. Environmental pollution has been associated with the progression of chronic kidney disease in the general population. This study specifically investigated the influence of exposure to fine particulate matter less than 2.5 μm in diameter (PM2.5) on IgAN progression. Kidney International Reports Leveraging...

ISN Supports International Speakers at the XXXI Brazilian Congress of Nephrology

Delegates at one of the scientific sessions at the 16th Brazilian congress held in September The ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program supported Hernán Trimarchi (ISN Latin America Regional Board member) and Paul Palevsky to participate as ISN speakers at the XXXI Brazilian Congress of Nephrology in September. Hernán Trimarchi presented the talk, “Tratamento da Nefropatia...

Publishing and Reporting a Trial: Take a Look at the Latest Narrative-based Chapter of the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit

The sixth narrative-based chapter of the Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Toolkit describes best practices when writing a scientific paper to boost the impact of your published study. Discover chapter 6 here alongside previous chapters. This series of narratives is produced by the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit subgroup members based on topics from the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit,...

“These Stories Need to Be Shared,” Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho on the Value of the ISN Film Event to Highlight the Patient Perspective

ISN staff caught up with Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho, winner of the 2021 ISN Community Best Film award for their entry "Life Beyond the Transplant." Watch the video interview here. Dr. Pecoits-Filho said his team was keen to highlight the patient experience in their film. Bruno relates his personal experiences of going through a kidney transplant alongside...

Team of ISN Educational Ambassadors Provide Week-long Training in Sister Renal Center in Romania

Staff from the Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New York, and the Mari Curie Pediatric Clinical Emergency Center (MCPCE) in Bucharest during the ISN Educational Ambassador's visit to Romania in September A team of five ISN Educational Ambassadors from the Cohen Children’s Medical Center (Northwell Health), New York, USA, traveled to Romania in October to spend...

Tailor-made Fees for Specialized Content: Join the ISN or Renew Your ISN Membership

Did you know that ISN membership is affordable for all income levels? Find out more and join or renew your membership here. The ISN tailors its membership fees to ensure that kidney health professionals worldwide can access its resources. Renew your membership now and help advance global kidney care. Together. Renew/join here ISN membership is now based on the...

Join the ISN President at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Nephrology

The conference will take place in a hybrid format from December 1-4, 2022, in Pune, India. On Dec 1, ISN President Agnes Fogo will present a guest lecture, "The Targeted Podocytes," from 5.20-6 p.m., and the opening message in the inauguration ceremony at 6.30 p.m. (Indian time; convert to your time zone here). On Dec 2,...

Connect With Like-minded Colleagues and Engage in ISN Initiatives: Join the ISN Young Nephrologists Network

YNC and Emerging Leaders Program members networking at the ISN booth at ASN kidney week last November The ISN has over 4200 members under the age of 45! Every year the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) receives an overwhelming number of applications from young nephrologists worldwide who want to grow professionally and contribute to global...