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Kidney International Highlights ISN’s 60th Anniversary Research and Historical Studies Series

“Milestones in nephrology and welcoming the future: the 61st anniversary of the International Society of Nephrology ” has been published in Kidney International. The year 2020 marked ISN’s 60th anniversary. In honor of this achievement, the ISN Research Working Group, supported by the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee, highlighted 60 + 1 breakthrough discoveries of significant...

Discover WCN’21’s Exciting Scientific Lineup

The WCN’21 Program is now accessible online. Discover the full scientific program and summary. Get to know WCN’21’s diverse and timely topics presented by 170+ worldwide speakers: CKDu & kidney disease at the intersection of environment and occupation Impact of COVID 19 pandemic on renal services in LMICs What's important to me? Patients' priorities when living with ESKD Managing renal...

“The International Society of Nephrology Advancing Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Network: current activities and future goals” published in KI

The ISN-Advancing Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) initiative developed the paper, “The International Society of Nephrology Advancing Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Network: current activities and future goals,” which is now available in the December edition of Kidney International (KI). The manuscript highlights the need for high-quality clinical trials in the field of nephrology. It outlines the ISN-ACT network’s...

Statement by the International Society of Nephrology on Oral Health at the WHO 148th Executive Board

Honorable chair, distinguished delegates, The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) welcomes the Director General’s report and supports its recommendations on how to achieve better oral health as part of the universal health coverage and noncommunicable disease agendas. Globally, more than 3.5 billion people suffer from oral diseases which disproportionally affect marginalized populations and those from a...

Joint KDIGO-ISN Paper Highlights Need for Access to Affordable Diagnostic Tools

The paper, “Availability and Affordability of Kidney Health Laboratory Tests around the Globe,” has been published in the American Journal of Nephrology. The manuscript, produced by the KDIGO Controversies Conference leaders in collaboration with ISN, surveyed a representative subset of ISN-Global Kidney Health Atlas (ISN-GKHA) respondents from April to June 2020 to ascertain the availability and...

World Kidney Day 2021 Activities Guide Available Now

With less than two months to go before World Kidney Day (WKD) 2021, the WKD 2021 Activities Guide provides ideas and tips for planning online activities to highlight the theme Living Well With Kidney Disease. Given the various coronavirus restrictions in place worldwide, the way you celebrate WKD 2021 depends on the framework set by...

ISN Joins the Kidney Health Initiative

On January 7, 2021, the ISN became a member of the Kidney Health Initiative (KHI), a public-private partnership formed in 2012 by the American Society of Nephrology and the US Food and Drug Administration to enhance patient safety and foster innovation in the treatment of kidney diseases. KHI has more than 100 diverse and international...

ISN-KDIGO CKD Early Identification and Intervention Toolkit

Following the KDIGO Controversies Conference, the report, “Early Identification and Intervention in CKD,” held in 2019, has been published in Kidney International. “The Case for Early Identification and Intervention of Chronic Kidney Disease: Conclusions from a Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Controversies Conference,” forms the basis for a series of tools jointly developed by...