May 22, 2023

Serving Nephrologists and People Living With Kidney Disease in Ukraine - an Overview of the Ukrainian Association of Nephrologists by Its President
Dmytro Ivanov describes how the association is encouraging kidney care expansion in Ukraine.
This is the first in a series of articles reflecting achievements and experiences discussed at a special ISN Affiliated Society Meeting held at WCN’23.
New! Quick Guide to Early CKD Identification and Intervention for Primary Care Settings - Available in 50 Languages by Year End
Access and share a handy quick reference document, based on the “ISN-KDIGO CKD Early Identification and Intervention” booklet, for kidney health professionals, primary care physicians and nurses working in primary care settings.
Download the guide here.
This material has been commissioned and funded by AstraZeneca.
Tune In to the WCN’23 “Spotlight Sessions” and Experience the Dynamic Energy of Attending In Person the World Congress of Nephrology!
Tweets, photos and recordings from a popular congress feature for delegates in Thailand last April.
Joint Statement on Sudan from ASN, ERA and ISN: Kidney Organizations Appeal for Kidney Health for All War Victims - Read Here
 ISN News 
Fellow of the ISN
Find the FISN 2022 Awardees on the ISN Website
Applications Re-open For This Prestigious Designation
Later in the Year
Four Statements and a Stand-alone Event - the ISN Advocates for Better Kidney Health for All at the 76th World Health Assembly
The ISN Joined European Event to Celebrate 80th Anniversary of Dialysis
Advancing Kidney Care Worldwide: Announcing Seven New ISN Regional Training Centers in Latin America 
“I Could Always Rely on Him to Get Back to Me!” - ISN Mentee Priya Pais on Mentor Laurence Greenbaum: Watch the Video Interview and Apply as a Mentee to the ISN Mentorship Program by July 1
Kidney Care Center in Bosnia and Herzegovina Performs Majority of Transplants and Patient Follow-ups in the Country After Support Through the ISN-SRC Program
ISN iNET-CKD Experts, Maarten Taal and Adeera Levin, Discuss a Recent Collaborative Study on Anemia in CKD Patients - Watch the Interview!
Explore the Newly Revised Edition of the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit
Calling Early-career Nephrologists! Register Free of Charge for the Primer Course in Glomerular Diseases in Tokyo in October - Travel Grants are Available!
This course is supported by Otsuka and Chinook Therapeutics.
Listen to the ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast on the EMPA-KIDNEY Trial Data with ISN President Masaomi Nangaku, Adeera Levin and Will Herrington
This podcast is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim & Lilly.
“Acute Kidney Injury” and “Drugs and the Kidney” - Watch and Share Modules 17 and 18 in the Open-access Online Kidney Education for Primary Care Physicians Curriculum
TODAY, May 22, 2023  I  5 p.m. CEST
ISN-KDIGO Webinar:
Genomics and Genetics in CKD
Thursday, May 25, 2023  I  2 p.m. CEST
Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology - an ISN-IPNA Sister Centers Initiative: All Cysts Are Not Equal
Tuesday, May 30, 2023  I  3 p.m. CEST
ISN Webinar:
First Consensus Guidance for Pre-clinical Animal Studies in Translational Nephrology (TRANSFORM)
 Young Nephrologists  
“Let’s Get to Work!” - New ISN YNC Chair, Sabine Karam, on Ongoing and Future YNC Projects
 ISN Participates  
Attend the ISN-Endorsed 14th Podocyte Meeting in Philadelphia, USA
ISN Multi-Country Research on Prerequisites for Successful Early CKD Identification and Intervention Published in Kidney International
Perspectives on Early Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease: The Facts, the Questions, and a Proposed Framework for 2023 and Beyond
AstraZeneca has provided a sponsorship grant to this independent program.
Drug Repurposing in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
The search for more effective drugs to slow down the progression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is urgent and challenging because the use of tolvaptan, the only drug approved to treat ADPKD patients with rapid disease progression, is limited by reduced tolerability from aquaretic effects and potential hepatotoxicity.
This review explores drug repurposing approaches to identify suitable drug candidates to treat ADPKD and the prioritization and implementation of drugs with a high probability of success.
Unmet Needs of Chronic Kidney Disease in Latin America: A Review from Expert Virtual Working Group
This meeting report reviews discussions held in a virtual meeting of opinion leaders from Latin America in January 2022 to address the status of CKD in various Latin American regions.
The panel emphasized the need for early kidney function evaluation to prevent CKD development, the importance of raising kidney health awareness among healthcare professionals, authorities, and the general population, and the need for updated clinical practice guidelines and regulatory policies in the region.