July 17, 2023

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Get Ready to Submit Your Abstract to WCN'24 - Learn the Art of Writing a Winning Abstract From Roberto Pecoits-Filho, Rob Walker, and Magdalena Madero - Join the Webinar on July 19
In Steps for a Successful WCN Abstract Submission and Beyond! you will learn to distinguish a good from a bad abstract and have the chance to ask questions to a panel of international experts.
The webinar is on July 19 at 4 p.m. CST
(Convert to your time zone here).
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 Emerging Leaders Program Has Made Me a Better Person and a Better Nephrologist”: Viviane Calice-Silva on Her Experience in the First ELP Cohort
Viviane Calice-Silva (Brazil) comments, “The ELP has made me a better person, a better nephrologist, and it has impacted…my work in the kind of professional I have been since then and also the way I look at my patients, the care we are giving to them…it has been a game-changer for me.”
 ISN News 
“Trying to Solve the Mystery of CKDu Together”: The ISN i3C “Work in Progress” Meetings Highlight Advances and Research Opportunities in CKDu
Listen to the Discussion on ISN’s First Consensus Guidance for Pre-clinical Animal Studies in Translational Nephrology (TRANSFORM) with Fergus Caskey, Masaomi Nangaku and Agnes Fogo
Newly Revised Edition of the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit Available Now!
Honor a Deserving Colleague for Excellence in Kidney Care - Nominate Your Candidate for the ISN 2024 Awards Today!
The ISN Supports Kidney Care Education
at French Language Congress in Africa Through the CME Program
The ISN and the Indian Society of Nephrology
Extend Partnership
 ISN Participates 
The ISN President Delivers Talk on the Current State of Kidney Diseases at Congress to Mark Thai Princess's 100th Birthday
The ISN Endorses Women in Nephrology
at WIN ICON 2023
Register for the 17th International Symposium on IgA Nephropathy in Tokyo
New on the ISN Academy - ISN-ASON Case Series on Onconephrology: Watch the First Case on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
WCN'23 Sessions Are Now Available
at the ISN Academy!
“Palliative Care in CKD” and “Hypertension and CKD” - Watch and Share Modules 21 and 22 in the Open-access Online Kidney Education for Primary Care Physicians Curriculum
High-level Stakeholders Discuss Innovative Solutions for Green Kidney Care at the European Kidney Forum
July 18, 2023  I  3 p.m. CEST
ISN Kidney Health Professionals Working Group Webinar:
The Role of Nurses in Vascular Access
July 19, 2023  I  4 p.m. CST (Central Standard Time)
ISN Webinar:
Steps for a Successful WCN'24 Abstract Submission and Beyond!
July 20, 2023  I  5 p.m. CEST
ISN-KDIGO Webinar:
Novel Anemia Therapies
July 25, 2023  I  2 p.m. CEST
ISN Webinar:
Sexual Dysfunction and Kidney Disease
July 25, 2023  I  4 p.m. CEST
ISN-AFRAN Webinar:
AKI in Limited-resource Settings
August 3, 2023  I  3 p.m. CEST
ISN North America and Caribbean Regional Board Webinar:
Kidney Disease in the Caribbean - Lessons From Successes
and Paths to New Discoveries

(In Spanish) ISN-SLANH Webinar: Enfermedad Renal Crónica No Tradicional (CKDu) -
Nuevos Retos en Latinoamerica
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®:
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
Effects of Newer Kidney Protective Agents on Kidney Endpoints Provide Implications for Future Clinical Trials
The study assesses the effects of newer kidney protective agents on endpoints, including smaller proportional declines in eGFR to compare relative event rates and the magnitude of observed treatment effects. 
They found that in populations at high risk of CKD progression, the relative effects of newer kidney protective therapies are similar across endpoints based on varying eGFR decline thresholds.
Population Frequency of Undiagnosed Fabry Disease in the General Population
According to researchers in Australia, Fabry disease is more common than previously recognized and still underdiagnosed, especially in women.