Tuesday, 27 February 2018 09:51

2018 ISN-H4KH grant winners announcement

Following the call for applications, the ISN-Hydration for Kidney Health (H4KH) Executive Committee is happy to announce the names of those who have been selected for the New Investigator and Hydration and Kidney Health grants.

The ISN-H4KH research initiative called for candidates from all disciplines relevant to kidney disease (clinical, health services and population health disciplines) to apply for the following two research grants: New Investigator Grant ($70,000US over two years) and Hydration and Kidney Health Grant ($50,000US over two years).

Dr. Sandra Wagner, from INSERM (Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale), France, will received the 2018 Hydration and Kidney Health Grant for her project entitled "Association of water intake with osmolarity and renal outcome in patients with CKD stage 3-4. The French CKD-REIN Cohort study".

Dr. Angie Aguilar-González, from FUNDANIER (Fundación par el Niño Enfermo Renal), Guatemala will receive the 2018 New Investigator Grant for her project entitled "Hydration Patterns and Renal Function Markers in Guatemalan Children and Adolescents in an Area with High Incidence of Renal Disease of Unknown Cause.",

Danone Nutricia Research and the ISN have collaborated to create the Hydration for Kidney Health (H4KH) research initiative to stimulate the interest of established and new researchers to explore the role of hydration in kidney health.

CLICK HERE to find out more about the ISN-H4KH initiative.

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