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Circulate an International Survey to Help Develop Physical Activity Guidelines for PD Patients

An international survey has been developed to help design exercise guidelines for peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. Access the survey in English, Portuguese, Spanish, or Thai. The survey on exercise and physical activity practices and perceptions among PD clinicians is supported by the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis and approved by the University of South Australia Human...

Apply to Join the Second Cohort of the Emerging Leaders Program Before October 15

Iqbal Abdul Hafidz Are you an early-career professional interested in developing leadership skills to shape and advance the future direction of global kidney health? Apply to the ISN Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) here. Iqbal Abdul Hafidz, from Malaysia, was one of ten successful candidates in the first ELP cohort. He comments, "This has been a truly amazing experience -...

Kidney International Publishes the KDIGO 2021 Guideline for Glomerular Disease Management

The guideline was developed to assist clinicians caring for patients with glomerulonephritis while being mindful of implications for policy and cost. Read the "KDIGO 2021 Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Glomerular Diseases" here. Kidney International also presents an executive summary of the guideline in their October issue. The guideline provides practical, evidence-based recommendations and useful...

Share a Story from Your Community: Submit a Film to the ISN Community Film Event

Raise awareness of issues affecting kidney patients and those who care for them by sharing their stories with a global audience at the ISN Community Film Event. Submit your film here. Shortlisted films will be screened during the ISN Community Film Event, taking place during WCN’22. The audience will vote for the Best Film Award 2022. The...

Meet Three Newly-Appointed ISN-KI Editorial Fellows and Seven ISN-KI Editorial Interns

Please join us in welcoming the 2021 ISN-KI Editorial Fellows who will train alongside the Kidney International (KI) editorial team from October 2021 to April 2023. ISN-KI Clinical Editorial Fellow Amélie Bernier-Jean, Canada, nephrologist and early career clinician-scientist at the Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur in Montreal. She received the KI reviewer of the year award.   ISN-KI Basic and...

Introducing the Second Detlef Schlöndorff ISN Fellow

Ahmad Naseer Kaihan has become the second Detlef Schlöndorff ISN Fellowship recipient. His training is supported by the Detlef Schlöndorff Fellowship Fund. Ahmad Naseer Kaihan will travel from his home center, the Payem Sehat Hospital in Afghanistan, to the MGM Healthcare center in India. He will spend 12 months training in clinical nephrology under supervision...

Prepare Your Abstract Submission and Travel Grant Application for the ISN Frontiers Meeting in Bergamo, Italy, from June 23-25, 2022

The ISN will shortly start accepting abstracts to the ISN Frontiers Meeting, ‘Complement-related kidney diseases: classification, genetics, and treatment’ on these topics. Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters at the meeting and published in Kidney International Reports. A selection of authors will present their abstracts orally.  The deadline is February 16, 2022. Find out more...

Ten Days Left to Apply to the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers Program

Apply to the Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program here. The deadline is October 15, 2021. The Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program, a joint initiative of the ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS), fosters global partnerships between health centers to improve treatment and outcomes for kidney transplant patients in low-resource settings. A sister center partnership set up...