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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...

CRRT 2014 conference coming up

The CRRT International conference on advances in critical care is taking place this March in San Diego, California. The CRRT conference is an ISN endorsed event and continues to provide a comprehensive coverage of the rapidly developing field of Critical Care Nephrology and CRRT. It highlights the recent advances in our understanding of pathophysiology of...

Submit an article to the African Journal of Pediatric Nephrology

The African Pediatric Nephrology Association has opened a call for submitting articles to its official journal - The African Journal of Pediatric Nephrology. These can include original research articles on renal diseases in children as well as fluid and electrolyte metabolism, a clinical quiz on pediatric nephrology, letters to the editor and review articles. Manuscripts...

New ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers announced

ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS) are delighted to announce the results of the latest call for applications of ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program.  Four established renal centers will be working with another four renal centers in emerging countries to develop, support and enhance kidney transplantation in those centers. We would like to congratulate these centers joining this...

Syria – nephrology in crisis

I was recently adjourned by John Feehally - who had a mail exchange with fellow nephrologists from Syria - about the desperate and tragic situation in the country. We have all seen the news broadcasts that describe the terrible consequences of a war that does not seem to come to an end. However, it is very...

EAP application 2013-2: results are out!

The ISN Global Outreach (GO) team is pleased to announce that 8 centers from emerging countries will now welcome an ISN Educational Ambassador following the latest call for applications. Six new Educational Ambassadors were also accepted into the program.  CLICK HERE for the full list of centers in emerging countries. In the meantime, the next application...