April 25, 2023

“I’m Here to Serve You!” Watch an Interview with New ISN President, Masaomi Nangaku, Recorded at WCN’23
Find out how attending his first WCN inspired Professor Nangaku and what will be the focus of his presidency.
Meet ISN's New Committee and Working Group Leaders 
Get acquainted with incoming ISN committee and working group chairs and deputy chairs.
“Rich Interactions and Abundant Learning” - Find Out How a Kidney Care Center in Guatemala Has Grown Through the ISN SRC Program 
Learn how support from a medical team in the USA through the ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program helped develop kidney care and “transformed the mentality” of a nephrology team in Guatemala, positively affecting patient care approaches and outcomes.
 ISN News 
Join the ISN at the 76th World Health Assembly and Register for the ISN-Devex Event on Accelerating Action on Kidney Disease
The ISN Presents the ISN Oceania and South East Asia Pioneer Award to Agnes D. Mejia at the 43rd Philippine Society of Nephrology Annual Conference
WHO’s Head of Unit Presents Webinar to ISN Emerging Leaders Cohorts on Leadership Skills for NCD Management
ISN Emerging Leaders Cohorts Meet for the First Time at WCN’23 and Collaborate on Congress Sessions and Activities
Deadlines Are Approaching - Last Call to Submit Your Applications to ISN Granting Programs
Submit Your Approved Clinical Research Program Proposal by May 1
Help Advance Kidney Care in Your Region:
Apply by May 1 for an ISN Fellowship
Help Improve Local Kidney Care Capacity: Apply by June 1 for an Interventional Nephrology Scholarship
Find out how an ISN Interventional Nephrology Scholarship enabled one young nephrologist to help advance kidney care in Kazakhstan here.
 ISN Participates  
ISN-KSN Joint Session on Differences in Clinical Kidney Care Practices Worldwide at KSN's Annual Meeting
Young Nephrologists - Win a Free Registration to the 41st Vicenza Course: Apply by May 2
The ISN Partners with ASON and ASDIN to Raise Awareness of Onconephrology and POCUS
Join the Conversation on Malaria and Kidney Health on the ISN Twitter Space
The ISN “Are Your Kidneys Healthy?” Quiz Is Now Available in Thai!
Tuesday, April 25, 2023  I  2 p.m. CEST
ISN Africa Regional Board Webinar:
Pregnancy-related, Community-acquired and Disaster-related AKI in Africa
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@ISNEducation Nuances in Nephrology - TTS Webinar:
Xenotransplantation: A Novel Concept or humanity’s Reality for Curing the Organ Donor Shortage?
GlomCon-ISN Webinar: Translating New Trials in IgAN
Watch the latest ISN video abstracts from the @ISNeducation Social Media Team
Watch the videos here.
This videos are based on a papers from Kidney International and Kidney International Reports:
Discovery of Seven Novel Putative Antigens in Membranous Nephropathy and Membranous Lupus Nephritis Identified by Mass Spectrometry
Results From Part A of the Multi-center, Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled NeflgArd Trial, Which Evaluated Targeted-release Formulation of Budesonide for the Treatment of Primary Immunoglobin A Nephropathy
Renal Recovery for Patients With ANCA-Associated Vasculitis and Low eGFR in the ADVOCATE Trial of Avacopan
KDIGO Conference Report on Home Dialysis Controversies 
The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) conference, held in May 2021, sought to address the global underutilization of home dialysis therapies and identify approaches and strategies to expand their use.
The conference also addressed the financial implications of home dialysis and how best to improve the experience for individuals and care partners.
Controversies in Nephrology on IgA Nephropathy
This edition's "controversies" articles present the case for and against the use of systemic glucocorticoids (GCs) to treat IgA nephropathy (IgAN) at risk of progression:
The editors present a commentary on the debate, noting that both parties agree on the need for a holistic way to manage IgAN, that ongoing trials are addressing IgAN treatment issues without systemic GCs, and that low GC dosing is a critical goal.
Pregnancy History and Kidney Disease Progression Among Women Enrolled in Cure Glomerulonephropathy
A longitudinal analysis investigated kidney disease progression in women with glomerular disease with and without a complicated pregnancy history.
The results demonstrate that a history of complicated pregnancy was associated with a greater estimated glomerular filtration rate decline in the years following a glomerulonephropathy diagnosis.