Next deadline for submission of applications will be communicated in September 2019.

ISN-H4Kh Objectives

ISN-H4KH Objectives

The objectives of the ISN Hydration For Kidney Health Research Initiative are:

  • To enhance awareness and knowledge of the effects of hydration on kidney health
  • To expand the level of scientific evidence on the effects of hydration on kidney health
  • To expand research capacity by supporting young investigators focusing on prevention of chronic kidney disease
  • To engage researchers in the development of transdisciplinary research networks
  • To create sustainable momentum in supporting research in the effect of hydration and kidney health

The ISN-H4KH initiative will expand the level of scientific evidence, on the effects of hydration on kidney health, increase research capacity, develop further trans-disciplinary research networks and create sustainability for researchers.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, applicants had to possess the following criteria:

  • A MD, PhD or equivalent degree,
  • Be able to travel to and reside in Canada (no visa assistance will be provided),
  • Be fluent in English and have previous experience in clinical research and statistical analysis.

The complete ISN-H4KH Grants Application Guidelines are available to download here.


Supported by a grant from

RVB DANONE Nutricia Research

Danone Nutricia Research and the ISN have collaborated to create the Hydration for Kidney Health (H4KH) Research Initiative to stimulate the interest of established and new researchers to explore the role of hydration in kidney health.

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