General Information

Constantly striving to respond to the needs of its members across geographical borders and interrelated specialties, the Society principally exists to serve researchers and clinicians by providing a wide range of services, coverage, programs, events and publications with one aim in mind: to advance nephrology around the world.

The Society aims to continuously develop the range and quality of its services and benefits offered to members.

The ISN has witnessed solid growth in membership numbers, strong retention rates, and an expanded membership reach into a total of 126 countries worldwide. Due to this truly international reach, the ISN members benefit from their member peers – the leading authorities in both basic science and clinical medicine.  Sharing ideas and insight with several thousand peers from over 126 countries allows members to further expand their professional expertise.

ISN Membership brochure 2010

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Practical Information

The membership year is January 1 through December 31 with the renewal period commencing on 1 October and ending on 31 January.

Your Top 5 Reasons to Become an ISN Member

  • The International Society Provides for International Networking.
  • Our Global Outreach Programs Bring Expertise of the Developed World to Benefit and Enhance Renal Care and Treatment in Emerging Economies. 
  • ISN’s Annual Congress and Symposiums Present Latest Scientific and Educational Updates in the Field of Nephrology.
  • The ISN Gateway and Publications offer Information, Articles and Case Studies by Experts in the Field at the Touch of a Button.
  • The Society Provides Young Nephrologists with Support, Education, Research Professional Development and Leadership Opportunities.

Join ISN as a new member.

Renew your current or lapsed membership.

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Member Directory

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For any further information relating to ISN Membership or any of ISN’s programs, activities and member services, please contact us directly:

Global Operations Center
Rue du Luxembourg 22-24
B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Americas Operations Center
12100 Sunset Hills Rd., Suite 130
Reston, VA 20190, United States

E-mail: [email protected]  

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