Kilometres for Kidneys
World Kidney Day Events 2011
South Africa wins the bid to host the 2015 World Congress of Nephrology in Cape Town, 3-7th April 2015
The South African Renal Society has won the bid to host the prestigious (23rd International) 8th World Congress of Nephrology (WCN 2015).
The event will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 3-7 April 2015.
WCN 2015 is expected to attract between 5000 and 6000 delegates from all corners of the world to South Africa. Read more..
The SA Renal Society Research Database has been launched. The intention is to showcase local research in the fields of nephrology and hypertension, and to encourage collaboration between colleagues both here and abroad. Visit our Research website..
The Circulatory Disorders Research Fund is the result of a collaboration between several member organisations (including the SA Renal Society) and donor companies. This year funds of up to R1 million are available to groups or individuals. Read more...
The 2003 Nobel Prize for Chemistry was awarded to Peter Agre for his contributions to the discovery of water channels (aquaporins) in cell membranes. The April 2004 issue of JASN comments on this magnificent achievement - read more..