Young Nephrologists Committee

In early 2007, the ISN created the Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) to help better engage its talented younger members in shaping the future of the Society. The mission of the YNC is to evaluate and understand the needs of young physicians and scientists in order to develop education, research, professional development and leadership opportunities within the Society tailored specifically to their needs. The Committee consists of a core group of members, representing the various geographic regions of the ISN.


Members of the group develop coherent programs of activities designed to speak to all early career stage nephrologists currently in the ISN (approximately 20% of the society’s membership), as well as to attract new junior nephrologists to the society.

The ISN-YNC Mentoring Program

The ISN-YNC Mentoring Program fosters international relationships between nephrologists and nephrologists-in-training or more junior nephrologists/nephrology researchers. Interested in being mentored or being an ISN Young Nephrologists mentor CLICK HERE.

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Committee Membership (May 2016 – May 2017)

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Rolando Claure Del Granado (Chair)
Universidad Mayor de San Simon

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Mahmut Ilker Yilmaz
Gulhane School of Medicine

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Tom Nijenhuis
Radbound University Medical Centre Nijmegen

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Qiquan Sun
Sun Yat-sen University


Anjali Ganda
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

B Gopal

Basu Gopal
Christian Medical College


David Mudge
University of Queensland


Gavin Dreyer
Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

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Muzamil Olamide Hassan
University of the Witwatersrand 

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 Bernadette Thomas
University of Washington

S. S. El Khayat

Selma Siham El Khayat
University Hospital Ibn Rochd

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Carmen A. Peralta
University of California

T Kuwabara

Takashige Kuwabara
Kyoto University 


Issa Al Salmi
The Royal Hospital

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Jeffrey Perl
University of Toronto



YNC Advisors:

Adeera Levin (Canada)
Saraladevi Naicker (South Africa)
Carol Pollock (Australia)
Claudio Ronco (Italy)

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