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Less than 20 days to go before WCN 2013

There is not long to go before the long-awaited World Congress of Nephrology takes place in Hong Kong. From May 31st to June 4th, 2013, the doors of the impressive Hong Kong Convention Center will be open to ISN members who have signed up for this outstanding congress focusing on sustainability and diversity in...

WCN 2013 award winners

In the run-up to the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) 2013, ISN is delighted to exclusively share with you the winners of the ISN awards. The happy recipients will be awarded their prizes during the congress at the Hong Kong Convention Center. In the meantime, we wanted to let you know more about the winners...

EAP deadline: May 1st, 2013

Just a few days left before the deadline for the ISN Global Outreach Educational Ambassadors Program expires. If you are interested in welcoming an Ambassador to your center, you have until May 1st to submit your application. CLICK HERE to apply. Thanks to the ISN GO Educational Ambassadors Program, centers in the developing world can request an...

EAP deadline: May 1st, 2013

Just a few days left before the deadline for the ISN Educational Ambassadors Program expires. If you are interested in welcoming an Ambassador to your center, you have until May 1st to submit your application. Thanks to the ISN GO Educational Ambassadors Program, centers in the developing world can request an expert to join them...

ISN reacts to lab-grown kidney story

Lots of stories were published this week about a "laboratory-grown kidney" being transplanted into animals. The experiment published in Nature Medicine by Jeremy Strong and his co-workers from the Massachusetts General Hospital represents an exciting advance on the road to creating organs for those suffering from kidney disease. But how close are we, after this...

CME in Nigeria celebrates 25 years of Nigerian Society of Nephrology

The Nigerian Association of Nephrology joined forces with ISN to organize a Continuing Medical Education course (CME) in Abuja, Nigeria from January 30 to February 6, 2013. The meeting coincided with the society's 25th anniversary this year. Celebrations began with a press conference on January 30, 2013 followed by walk for life and an awareness campaign for...

Celebrating 5 years of the Declaration of Istanbul and the Doha Donation Accord

From April 12 to 14, 2013, I was in Doha, Qatar, taking part in a meeting of the Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group (DICG) to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Declaration of Istanbul (DOI), and the Doha Donation Accord. I co-chaired this meeting with Jeremy Chapman, representing the ISN and The Transplant Society respectively. I was happy to see a...

ISN GO Fellowship Program: results session 2013-1

The ISN is happy to announce the outcome of the last call for applications for the ISN Fellowship Program. To get the full list of ISN Fellows who will be joining the program, CLICK HERE. Today, 26 candidates have been successfully accepted into the program and will receive ISN funding for their fellowship. For the first...

CME in Nigeria celebrates 25 years of Nigerian Society of Nephrology

The Nigerian Association of Nephrology joined forces with the ISN to organize a Continuing Medical Education course (CME) in Abuja, Nigeria from January 30 to February 6, 2013. The meeting coincided with the society's 25th anniversary this year. Celebrations began with a press conference on January 30, 2013 followed by walk for life and an awareness...