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A big welcome to the new ISN President

At the General Assembly in Hong Kong, the outgoing ISN President John Feehally introduced his successor Giuseppe Remuzzi. Remuzzi joined ISN in 1984. "I only became an active member one day in Autumn 1992 when Ike Robinson called and invited me to become member of the ISN Advisory Program Committee for the XIIth International Congress...

2012 Impact Factor for Kidney International

The 2012 Impact Factors have just been released and the ISN is happy and proud to announce, that Kidney International (KI) has taken a leap forward from an impact factor of 6.606 in 2011 to a new all-time high of 7.916 in 2012. KI thereby strengthened its position amongst the two top nephrology journals publishing original clinical and...

Awards for young investigators

At this year's World Congress of Nephrology, ISN honored the big efforts for new insights into scientific questions in nephrology. Research in nephrology is a task for experienced as well as for young investigators. The ISN is aware that a lot of young colleagues put in a big effort to gain new insights into scientific...

Focus on an ISN Fellow from Syria

Syrian nephrologist Jude Yagan shares her experience as an ISN Fellow in Boston and her participation in WCN 2013. Applications for this program will be accepted until June 15, 2013. ISN Fellowships have earned the reputation of giving young nephrologists the tools to kick-start their career. They have given them the chance to learn and...

Focus on an ISN Fellow from Syria

Syrian nephrologist Jude Yagan shares her experience as an ISN Fellow in Boston and her participation in WCN 2013. Applications for this program will be accepted until June 15, 2013. ISN Global Outreach Fellowships have earned the reputation of giving young nephrologists the tools to kick-start their career. They have given them the chance to...

APSN joins forces with ISN to support ISN Grant Programs

The Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) is set to partner with ISN in each of its Grant Programs: Fellowship, Sister Renal Centre, Research & Prevention, Education Ambassador and Continuous Medical Education (CME) courses and workshops. From 2013, APSN will provide 50% of the funding for up to two Fellowships, two Educational Ambassadors, two Research...

ISN GO poster session at WCN 2013: award winners announced

The ISN is happy to announce the winners of the Global Outreach (GO) poster session. Congratulations to all the winners who have made great contributions to nephrology  and ultimately helped improve kidney care worldwide. The ISN GO Fellowship prize went to Sidy Mohammed Seck (Senegal) and Boris Bikbov (Russia). The ISN GO Research and Prevention...

ISN GO poster session at WCN 2013: award winners announced

ISN is happy to announce the winners of the Global Outreach (GO) poster session. Congratulations to all the winners who have made great contributions to nephrology  and ultimately helped improve kidney care worldwide. The ISN GO Fellowship prize went to Sidy Mohammed Seck (Senegal) and Boris Bikbov (Russia). The ISN GO Research and Prevention prize...

Register for ISN Forefronts Florence before June 17, 2013

The beautiful city of Florence, Italy is the setting for this year’s Forefronts Symposium, taking place from September 12 to 15, 2013. It will bring together leading nephrologists and active investigators for four highly interactive days. This time around, Stem Cells and Regeneration in the Kidney has been chosen as the theme. Stem cells represent...

Register for ISN Forefronts Florence before June 17, 2013

The beautiful city of Florence, Italy is the setting for this year’s Forefronts Symposium, taking place from September 12 to 15, 2013. It will bring together leading nephrologists and active investigators for four highly interactive days. This time around, Stem Cells and Regeneration in the Kidney has been chosen as the theme. Stem cells represent...