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ISN Fellowship helps build up pediatric nephrology in the Philippines

Pediatric nephrology is an ever-growing subspecialty in the Philippines. Raising awareness about kidney disease is crucial as it is especially common in children. Ana Rose Dy finished a two-year fellowship training for Pediatric Nephrology in the Philippines and was awarded the ISN grant for fellowship training at The Children's Hospital at Westmead. During her fellowship...

ISN Educational Ambassador assists in developing kidney transplantation in Thailand

ISN Educational Ambassador Shlomo Cohney from Melbourne, Australia recently visited Khon Kaen hospital in Thailand. He brought with him expertise in transplantation, transplant immunology as well as an established interest in clinical and laboratory research. The Khon Kaen hospital kidney transplantation program started in 1990 and is amongst the top renal transplantation programs in Thailand,...

SRC partnerships for 2014

ISN is happy to announce the results of the last round of application for the Sister Renal Center Program. CLICK HERE to read the list of active pairs and trios for this year. This time around, ISN funded the first application from Myanmar. Japan and Finland are also acting as first time supporting centers. The Sister Renal Center...

Announcing WCN 2015

ISN is proud to announce that the next World Congress of Nephrology (WCN 2015) will take place in Cape Town, South Africa from March 13-17, 2015 (www.wcn2015.org). WCN 2015 is a global ISN event hosted by the South African Renal Society (SARS) in partnership with the African Association of Nephrology (AFRAN) and the Renal Care Society of South Africa (RCSSA), and...

World Kidney Day 2014: get all the material online

This month we are gearing up for World Kidney Day. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) in aging populations is the theme for this year. Have you decided what you are doing to raise awareness on March 13, 2014? CLICK HERE to download all you will need for your activity. All the material is now available for you to download...

Upcoming ISN events

We have an exceptional year of ISN events planned for you and hope that you can join us at one or more of them. Each event has been designed by leading experts in the field giving you the highest quality of learning and networking. Our Forefronts Symposia focus on emerging and groundbreaking research stimulating exposure to new...

Win a free registration pass to the International Vicenza Course, June 2014

Apply today for a chance to win a free registration pass to the International Vicenza Course on Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), Hemodialysis (HD) and Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) taking place in Vicenza, Italy from June 10-13, 2014. Applications are open to young nephrologists (under the age of 37) who are ISN Members. Travel and accommodation costs...

EAP visit helps start national kidney registry in Ghana

An ISN Educational Ambassador Program (EAP) visit to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital sparks hope for developing a national renal registry in Ghana.  Professor Razeen Davids from Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital, South Africa, recently led a workshop on fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders. Combining lectures and practical problem solving allowed participants to gain the...

Mini Webinar by Prof. Christoph Wanner on KDIGO Lipids guideline

ISN Education will begin a live "mini webinar" series. This week, Professor Christoph Wanner will be presenting a commentary on the recently published KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline on Management of Dyslipidemia in CKD on January 23, 2014 at 4pm CET. Register now and you will get an opportunity to participate in live audience poll and...