Breakthrough Discoveries

In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the ISN, the ISN Research Working Group (RWG), under the leadership of Chair, Adeera Levin, and Deputy Chair, Masaomi Nangaku, will publish a monthly series, “Breakthrough Discoveries”.

This series will highlight 60 + 1 historical discoveries of significant impact to the nephrology community. So that the selection of discoveries was globally representative, the leadership of the ten ISN Regional Boards were asked to provide references from their respective regions. Subsequently, Leon Fine, Pierre Ronco, and John Feehally were advisors and the RWG leadership and the ISN Executive Committee reviewed and voted for the final selection.

Every month in 2020, the ISN RWG, supported by the ISN Young Nephrologist Committee, will highlight and discuss five breakthrough discoveries.

This series frames the year of celebratory activities, and highlights ISN’s commitment to research, collaboration, and global community, as well as the achievements ISN has made through its members and supporters.


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