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2014 Kidney Foundation of Canada Medal for Research Excellence goes to ISN President Elect

ISN would like to congratulate ISN President Elect Adeera Levin for receiving the 2014 Kidney Foundation of Canada Medal for Research Excellence. CLICK HERE to read the full press release. A nephrologist and researcher at St. Paul’s Hospital, Providence Health Care, and the University of British Columbia, she is the first British Columbia researcher to receive this...

ISN meets its patron HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden

Last week, ISN President Giuseppe Remuzzi, Peter Stenvinkel and ISN Executive Director Luca Segantini met His Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden, CLICK HERE. His Royal Highness has been a patron of ISN since last year. During the meeting, he learned more about ISN's general activities and the programs that are alleviating the growing socio-economic burden of...

ISN Executive Director interviewed by Headquarters Magazine

My interview with Headquarters magazine, a publication featuring large meeting organizers and associations, was recently published. It contains a lot of facts and praise about how ISN is structured and about the staff that makes our programs tick, so I thought you would be interested. Here is the link to the magazine, the interview is on...

ISN welcomes new Treasurer

The ISN Executive Committee  is pleased to announce that Stuart Shankland, Belding H. Scribner, Endowed Chair of Medicine, Professor of Medicine and Head, Division of Nephrology at University of Washington, Seattle, USA, will assume the position of Treasurer of the ISN. Effective today, Professor Shankland will assume all Treasurer responsibilities, including governance of ISN finances,...

WCN 2015: sustainability and diversity in nephrology

ISN, the South African Renal Society, the African Association of Nephrology and the Renal Care Society of South Africa are gearing up for next year’s World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) in South Africa. Check out the latest program online. As previous editions of WCN have shown, sustainability and diversity are increasingly relevant to kidney doctors worldwide. These topics are the themes of WCN...

ISN Awards 2015: nominate candidates before May 30, 2014

There are only a few days  left to submit your candidates for the ISN Awards. In the run up to the World Congress of Nephrology next year, ISN is inviting its members to put candidates forward for its three prestigious biennial awards. It is your chance to highlight someone you believe has made a...

Typhoon Haiyan: an update from the Philippine Society of Nephrology

Last November while Filipino nephrologists were attending Kidney Week in Atlanta Georgia, Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), struck the Eastern Visayas in the Central Philippines. At the time, ISN and the Renal Disaster Relief Task Force (RDRTF) lent their support to local nephrologists, helping renal patients in the country. CLICK HERE. Susan Anonuevo, President of the Philippine Society of...

Register to a series of our new short webinars organised by ISN Education

ISN Education is organising short webinars of maximum 30 minutes, every month held by renowned ISN experts, followed by a live Q&A session. ISN Education has started this year with a series of short webinars. You can find the recordings of the past webinars on our portal's Education section. Have a look and register to our upcoming sessions: Open...

ISN Forefronts Boston: send your abstract before May 26, 2014

Register and send your abstract for this upcoming ISN Forefronts symposium taking place in Boston, Massachusetts from from September 11 to 14, 2014. If you want to catch the early bird registration fee, CLICK HERE as this offer closes on June 30, 2014. Make sure to also send in your abstracts before May 26, 2014. CLICK HERE for further information. This edition of...