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Open to share your research expertise with the world’s nephrology community?

ISN iNET-CKD (International Network of Chronic Kidney Disease cohort studies) is building an international network of existing, independentlyfunded Chronic Kidney Disease cohort studies. 

Bring your experience to the table, improving research opportunities using patient-level data and biosamples, broadening educational experiences for investigators, and enhancing the impact of observational cohort studies in CKD.

Join iNET-CKD!
Apply OnlineRegister your interest, helping us reinforce worldwide CKD research capacity!

Any question? Please email us at research@theisn.org

 

 

930x235 ISN iNET CKD website banner

Open to share your research expertise with the world’s nephrology community?

ISN iNET-CKD (International Network of Chronic Kidney Disease cohort studies) is building an international network of existing, independentlyfunded Chronic Kidney Disease cohort studies. 

Bring your experience to the table, improving research opportunities using patient-level data and biosamples, broadening educational experiences for investigators, and enhancing the impact of observational cohort studies in CKD.

Join iNET-CKD!
Apply OnlineRegister your interest, helping us reinforce worldwide CKD research capacity!

Any question? Please email us at research@theisn.org

 

 

Purpose and Goals

iNET-CKD Purpose and Goals

Understanding CKD progression and its consequences can be enhanced through collaboration among study investigators implementing observational research studies in CKD.

The iNET-CKD’s goals are:
1. To promote and enhance research opportunities using patient-level data and bio-samples to understand CKD progression and outcomes;
2. To enhance research capacity around the world through education, especially as pertains to the conduct of observational cohort studies;
3. To assist investigators establish CKD cohort studies.

Membership Eligibility criteria

iNET-CKD Membership Eligibility criteria

Full membership

Inclusion Criteria

1. Observational studies of CKD
- based on a priori hypotheses and study objectives
- study individuals with CKD
- collect longitudinal data prospectively
- examine a broad spectrum of CKD-related health outcomes
- collect and analyze bio-samples

2. sample size >1000 in adult studies and >300 in pediatric studies

3. duration of follow up >3 years

Exclusion Criteria

- ESRD cohorts
- General population cohorts
- randomized controlled trials
- clinical databases

Affiliate Membership

While iNET-CKD principally includes prospective observational studies of predialysis CKD patients, it also welcomes affiliate member studies such as regional registries of CKD patients or well-designed cohort studies (e.g investigators conducting prospective cohort research without, for now, the collection of biosamples) for which all of the inclusion criteria have not been met. 

Decisions regarding the inclusion of affiliate member studies will be made by the iNET-CKD Core Group.  Affiliate Member Cohort Studies that fulfill some but not all membership criteria will also be welcomed into iNET-CKD upon approval by the Core Group.  Affiliate Member Cohort Studies will not serve on the Core Group

Members Lists

iNET-CKD Cohort studies Members Lists

Full Members
4C EUROPE
AASK Cohort
BIS
CAD-REF
CANPREDDICT
CKD-JAC study
CKiD
CRIC
CRIC
C-Stride
Equal
GCKD
H3Africa Kidney Disease Research Network
ICKD
KNOW-CKD
PROVALID
RIISC
RRID
RRID (and R2ID)
Triple A Kidney Project

Affiliate Membership 
CKDOPPS
CRISIS
HRHP-Uruguay (Renal Health Program of Uruguay)
LCKD
MMKD
TCKDS

 

Contacts

iNET-CKD Contacts

iNET-CKD Core Group Members:

Harold Feldman (Chair)
Kai-Uwe Eckardt (Deputy chair)
Adeera Levin 
David Harris 
Marcello Tonelli 

Sue Furth 
Wendy Hoy
Vivekanand Jha
Roberto Pecoits Filho
Benedicte Stengel 
Maarten Taal

ISN Research Staff:
Sandrine Damster - sdamster@theisn.org

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