June 20, 2022

New! Women and Kidney Ethics: Access Online Talks and Register for a June 28 Online Workshop
Access newly-released and upcoming resources focused on understanding ethical issues impacting kidney care for women.
Review Abstracts from this week's ISN Frontiers Meeting on Complement-related Kidney Diseases in the Open-access Kidney International Reports Supplement
Review the abstracts here.
The meeting is being held in Bergamo, Italy, from June 23-25, 2022.
Shaping Future Leaders: How is the Second Emerging Leaders Cohort Advancing?
Last month, the 12 members of the second ISN Emerging Leaders cohort began activities on collaborative leadership and problem-solving in global kidney health as part of their two-year participation in the ISN Emerging Leaders Program.
The YNC Reports: Keeping PD Relevant in the Developing World, Why and How - the Pakistan Story
ISN Young Nephrologists Committee member Ahad Qayyum reports on initiatives and ISN involvement in helping to address the low uptake of peritoneal dialysis in Pakistan.
 ISN News 
The ISN Renews Collaboration with CREED to Develop Dialysis Education in Southeast Asia Through ISN Grant Programs
ISN Fellow Vimbayi Lynnet Makanza Admitted to the College of Physicians of South Africa

Advance in Your Career and Make Life-long Learning Connections: Apply to the ISN Mentorship Program as a Mentee
Has Somebody Inspired You with Their Exceptional Commitment to Kidney Care? Nominate Them for an ISN Award
Professor Robyn Langham Receives Recognition on the British Queen’s Birthday 2022 Honors List
The ISN Presents at the World NCD Congress 2022 to Highlight Global Kidney Health Concerns
The ISN Dialysis Framework to Advance Kidney Care in Low-resource Settings Now Available in French
Building a Statistical Analytical Plan: Look Out for the Next Narrative-based Chapter of the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit
Tuesday, June 21  I  2 p.m. CEST
ISN-KDIGO-WONCA Joint Webinar on CKD Early Identification and Intervention - Part 2
This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from AstraZeneca.
Kidney International on COVID-19
A Retrospective Cohort Study Measured Predicting and Validating the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease
Efficacy of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Monoclonal Antibodies Prophylaxis and Vaccination on Omicron COVID-19 in Kidney Transplant Recipients
Inferior Cellular and Humoral Immunity against Omicron and Delta VOC Compared to SARS-CoV-2 Wild-type in Hemodialysis Patients Immunized with Four SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Doses
Kidney International Reports on COVID-19
Immunologic Responses Following COVID-19 Vaccination in Patients with Membranous Nephropathy Receiving Anti-CD38 Felzartamab Therapy: Results from the Phase 1b/2a M-PLACE Study
COVID-19 Vaccination in Patients with Membranous Nephropathy
ISN's Involvement in Advancing Kidney Care in Peru Highlighted in Kidney International Reports Paper
Watch Two New ISN Video Abstracts on IgA Nephropathy and Glomerulonephritis
The latest episodes from the @ISNeducation Social Media Team present two papers from Kidney International Reports:
The Density of Renal Lymphatics Correlates with Clinical Outcomes in IgA Nephropathy
Comparison of Complement Pathway Activation in Autoimmune Glomerulonephritis
Calculated Versus Measured Albumin-Creatinine Ratio to Predict Kidney Failure and Death in People with Chronic Kidney Disease
This study compares the performance of albumin-to-creatinine ratio (ACR) calculated from urine dipstick protein versus protein-to-creatinine ratio (PCR) measured ACR in predicting kidney failure in people with CKD. The authors found that dipstick-calculated ACR has a similar prognostic performance to PCR-calculated ACR.
The Rational Use of Complement Inhibitors in Kidney Diseases
A summary of the knowns and unknowns of complement activation and therapeutic inhibition in kidney diseases. The authors provide indications for a rational approach to complement modulation in kidney diseases.