International Society of Nephrology  – News and Announcements


  • Register now for the World Congress of Nephrology, 8-12 June 2003!
    The early pre-registration deadline is 14 February 2003.
    Until this date, members pay
    non-members pay
    €340. If you register after 14 February but before 30 April, members pay €330
    and non-members pay
    €435. For
    ISN membership information, click here

  • The International Society of Nephrology is pleased to
    announce the AMGEN Inc. International Prize for Therapeutic Advancement of
    , which inaugurates recognition for those who have increased the
    understanding and treatment of kidney disease through basic or clinical scientific
    research leading to therapeutic advances……… continue
  • Letter from the President: Robert C. Atkins, M.D. The
    ISN is undergoing rapid change. This change was necessary to enable the ISN to continue
    expanding its programs in the pursuit of its overarching goal to enhance nephrology

  • Part VI of the Bibliography of the History of
    by J. Stewart Cameron, M.D.

  • The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the PKD
    Foundation jointly announce the creation of the
    Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the
    Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease [PKD]
    . This prize will be
    awarded to a medical professional or researcher exhibiting excellence and leadership in
    PKD research every two years at the ISN’s World Congress of Nephrology……..continue

  • It’s time to kick up our heels and to
    celebrate from roof-tops the recent news that Willem J. Kolff M.D. and Belding Scribner
    M.D. have been selected as recipients of the 2002 Lasker Award
    (Associated Press;
    Wall Street Journal)’……….continue to
    read ‘Braggin’ Rights’, by Jared J. Grantham M.D., ISN Council
  • Call to ISN members:
    please check your address details and contact numbers/e-mail address in our online
    membership directory and let us know if there are any changes/additions. We greatly
    appreciate to have your e-mail address in order to include you in our
    Note: the online membership directory can only be accessed with your Username and
    membership ID as provided by the ISN membership office. Membership ID’s are printed on the
    address label that comes with your issue of KI
    For address/e-mail changes please notify our Membership office,  [email protected]

Note: Internet Discussion Groups

  • You can find several e-mail based nephrology
    discussion groups
    (for renal professionals as well as patients) on the cyberNephrology website  

Last update: Monday, February 03, 2003

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