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Send your nominations for the ISN and Pioneer Awards by July 29

ISN members can now propose candidates for the Alfred Newton Richards, The Jean Hamburger and the Roscoe R. Robinson awards. Deadline is July 29, 2016. Nominations for the ISN Pioneer in Nephrology Awards are also now open. Send us your suggestions before the same deadline. ISN Awards The ISN Awards are made up of three prizes including...

New Lancet Kidney Campaign Update puts forward advice for CKD patients during Ramadan

During the holy month of Ramadan, the majority of health care professionals wonder what advice to give Muslim patients diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD). In our most recent Lancet Kidney Campaign Update, Mona Alrukhaimi examines the topic and reviews the main concerns and best recommendations. We hope you enjoy this update and stay tuned for...

Cochrane Library: Corticosteroids for nephrotic syndrome in children

In its continued partnership with Cochrane Kidney and Transplant, ISN Education is pleased to announce that the spoken podcast for the Cochrane Library is now available in Russian. You can now find out more about corticosteroid therapy for nephrotic syndrome on ISN Education. This Cochrane Kidney and Transplant review from 2015 evaluates how corticosteroids treatment...

Educational site visit to Cambodia

Bernadette Thomas travelled to Phnom Penh, Cambodia for an educational site visit and evaluated the possibility of carrying out an acute kidney injury incidence study. This blog post details the outcome of her trip. Medical Students who are at the end of their medical training assembled for two teaching sessions over two consecutive days. Day...

iNET-CKD: a successful example of international partnership

This blog post is provided by Paula Orlandi, Naohiko Fujii, Lisa Nessel, Harold I. Feldman. The International Network for Chronic Kidney Disease Cohort Studies (iNET-CKD) links chronic kidney disease (CKD) cohorts from all over the world to promote research on this rapidly growing public health issue. It is supported by the International Society of Nephrology (ISN)...

ISN and Elsevier announces the launch of Kidney International Reports

ISN, the global medical society devoted to advancing kidney care worldwide and Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, have announced the launch of Kidney International Reports (KI Reports). This new bi-monthly, open access journal will publish leading research and developments related to kidney disease. Led by Editor-in-Chief Jai Radhakrishnan,...

This week in ISN Education

This week ISN Education brings a collection of presentations from ISN leaders on the topic of Acute Kidney Injury that were presented within the context of recent Continuing Medical Education programs in Indonesia and Mexico. The presentations cover recent advances in nephrology and treatment strategies. CLICK HERE for further information.

Winners of membership survey prize draw

Thank you to all who completed the ISN membership survey. You have helped us donate $5,000 to the World Kidney Fund. While we are busy analyzing the results, congratulations to Elgun Haziyev (Azerbaijan), Luis Hortells (Spain), Srinivas Kosuru (India), Davlyn Dewar (Jamaica), Hui Liao Xiao (China) and Werner Keenswijk (Suriname), who each get a free...

New Dialysis Webinar Series begins this week

In collaboration with ISN’s Dialysis Committee, ISN Education is launching a new series of webinars focused on prominent themes in dialysis in 2016 and 2017. They will be moderated by renowned dialysis experts. The first will kick off next on June 10, 2016 with Brett Cullis’ talking about "PD Access in Acute and Chronic Kidney...

ISN signs the Mexico Declaration on Circulatory Health for All People

On June 5th, 2016, ISN joined leading health organizations in signing the Mexico Declaration on Circulatory Health for All People. The Declaration recognizes the need for health professionals, governments, businesses and the public to fight the increasing number of premature deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD). It will ensure better prevention, diagnosis and management of circulatory disease,...