The Young Pediatric Nephrologists’ Network (YPNN) aims to involve young pediatric nephrologists in all the activities of the ESPN and to improve collaboration and networking among the future generation of paediatric nephrologists in Europe.

# YPNN national representatives:

The YPNN needs to renew its national representatives. Should you wish to become the new ESPN YPNN representative of your country, then please email

# YPNN activities :

  • A specific YPNN session during the ESPN meetings
  • A join ESPN YPNN/ERA-EDTA YPN session at ESPN and/or ERA-EDTA meetings
  • A social event during ESPN meeting dedicated to the YPNN
  • Twitter account : @ypnn-espn 


Talking about social events & networking #ESPN_2022_Ljubljana what about joining us for a Fun Run? Put your sneakers on and join us on the 23rd of June at 8 p.m.! Read the whole trend for more details! Thanks @ESPNSociety & @EspnYpnn members for organising & joining us!

Now that we are approaching our Annual #ESPN_2022_Ljubljana Congress, let’s give some info about some of the exciting events that are coming on! OPENING CEREMONY…Thanks @ESPNSociety

Thanks @ESPNSociety – early bird registration is extended until the 9
8th of May!!! For the ones coming for a f2f meeting, do join us in the Fun Run and for the Pub Quiz! Lot of fun and networking is going to take place there!

To my colleagues paediatric nephrologists in Europe-please help complete this important survey on clinical practice on detection/treatment of TCMR.Last European data we have is from 25 yrs ago.Thank you! @ESPNSociety @EspnYpnn @BAPNnephrology

Register for the “Ask the Expert” session on Wednesday, May 11 from 5 to 6:30 pm.
ERKNet experts answer patient questions about glomerulopathies, tubulopathies, aHUS, CAKUT and ADPKD. Please share!
✅Click here:

Don´t miss early bird registration for @ipna2022 in Calgary! 🇨🇦 IPNA Members benefit from a discounted rate. Renew your membership in a few easy steps:

#pedneph @Alanepe1 @ASianPNA @EspnYpnn @ASPNeph

BOOK YOUR *** FREE PLACE***on 6th Annual ‘Renal Conditions: Moving on Up Together’ study day 10.6.22 HYBRID (VIRTUAL/F2F) FAB SPEAKERS WILL CHANGE PRACTICE. Talks recorded 4 all who register here
RT @BAPNnephrology @UKKidney @kidneycareuk @Kidney_Research

“We need to teach trainees all #dialysis options regardless if it’s a #HighResource or #LowResource setting. You never know when they need to use them in humanitarian situations like a #PandemicsCOVID19” Dr @MignonMcCulloch
#PedNeph #CriticalCare course, round table @Alanepe1 ❤️

Did you know the first year of membership is free for nephrology trainees? And now, in addition, ISN Membership only costs $15/year the 4 years following, while a member is in training. Join/Renew now and reap the many benefits of ISN Membership in your early career! #ISNYoung

Pls share Book yr place. Gr8 speakers Will change practice Video of talks avail after @kidneydoc101 @neilturn @BAPNnephrology @UKKidney @BRSYoungAdults @queenofdialysis @HollyMLoughton @_ajhamilton @kidneycareuk @Kidney_Research @EspnYpnn @ESPNSociety

Rowena Lalji@Renal_Row

Don’t forget to book your place at the study day for transition of paediatric renal patients by the fab Ready Steady Go team (shout out to @arvnagra) – F2F and in person!

Woohoo!! Early registration extended for our annual meeting!! Join us from everywhere lovely people 😊 @IPNA_PedNeph @BAPNnephrology @IptaPedsTx @ASPNeph @EuRefNetwork @nech @HopRobertDebre @Alanepe1 @AfricanAFRAN @ERAkidney @ASianPNA @SCNefrologia @ISNkidneycare

Join us for another conjoint talk between a Paed Nephrologist and a Paed Rheumatologist regarding Vasculitides in children! Free to participate – register with the link here below! @IPNA_PedNeph @BAPNnephrology @IptaPedsTx @ASianPNA @ASPNeph @Alanepe1 @SCNefrologia @ERAkidney


PRES EMERGE and ESPN Young Paedtric Nephrologists’ Network webinar is here. Follow the link to register:

Ukraine Task force update: – thank you all for supporting us in this initiative! @ESPNSociety

‘Virtual Point of Care Ultrasound in Pediatric Nephrology Curriculum’ on 4-5 June. Website Registrations #pcrrtadvances @rupeshrainamd @sumersethi @IPNA_PedNeph @ASianPNA @PICJournalWatch #PedsICU #POCUS @NephroP @ISNkidneycare


Another PRES EMERGE and ESPN Young Paedtric Nephrologists’ Network webinar is here. Follow the link to register:

Next IPNA-@ESPNSociety Junior Master Classes: 20-21 June 2022.
Deadline for applications – 10 April 2022

Learn more & apply:

@Alanepe1 @ASianPNA #pedneph

Don’t forget our ADPKD e-seminar this Friday! Many clinical challenges will be discussed and a patient will give their own perspective in all these! Thanks again all for participating! @ESPNSociety @PKDgroup_Leuven @ynptweets

📢Dear rare kidney disease patient,
if you have one burning question regarding your/your child’s disease, for instance regarding the diagnosis, treatment, quality of life and long-term prognosis, we encourage you to submit your question here: 📲

@BAPNnephrology @UKKidney @EspnYpnn @ESPNSociety @ipnajc @YincentTse @kay_tyerman @neilturn @kidneydoc101 @PeeerYouth @BevMatthewsRN @queenofdialysis @kidneycareuk

🎓Don’t miss our educational ERKNet webinar tomorrow!
Kálmán Tory from Budapest will give an overview about Mendelian & non-mendelian inheritance.
🗓️When? Tuesday, March 22 at 4 pm (CET).
✅Register here:

ESPN Mentorship Program today and teaching on scientific writing! Happy faces all around Europe! Thanks @ESPNSociety for your support 🙂

Join us in this new initiative with @ynptweets in ADPKD from childhood to adulthood, including a patient’s perspective! Link to register: thanks @ESPNSociety & @ERAkidney for supporting us! Do join us 😊

Bridge the gap in knowledge in CKD: YPNN for World Kidney Day – Enjoy watching our video: 12 counties & more than 64 participants! A message of hope & unity! Thanks to all participants and thanks @ESPNSociety for all the support! ESPN has recently created a new Task Force for the ones in need – check this out! Thanks @ESPNSociety
Spread the world @IPNA_PedNeph @EuRefNetwork @BAPNnephrology @ASPNeph @ASianPNA @Alanepe1 @CanPaedSociety @ERAkidney @Aconepeoficial @NephMadness

📢Invitation to the International Cystinosis Conference & Call for Abstracts until 1 April 2022📄 #Cystinosis #RareDisease
📲for more information visit: or

It’s @WorldBookDayUK tomorrow and @worldkidneyday on Friday. If your child has a copy of our kidney books, they could go to school as Lucy or Jack and help other children learn more about #KidneyDisease & #organdonation #WorldBookDay Tip: the costume is easy, own clothes 🤣

In solidarity with the Ukrainian people, our ERKNet centres in cross-border countries (Poland,Romania,Hungary, Lithuania) are ready to offer medical services for those who need specific treatment, dialysis and post-transplant care.

Third cycle 3rd IPNA-ESPN junior master classes, Ljubljana (Slovenia) – hybrid 20-21/06! Deadline application- 10/04/2022! Great educational offer! Don’t miss that! Subscribe by emailing Prof.Topaloglu or Dr.Ana Texeira thanks @rezan_t @AnaTeix89964678 @ESPNSociety @IPNA_PedNeph

Abstract submission has been extended for 2 weeks! 😃
Submit now for IPNA 2022 fully virtual Congress! @IPNA_PedNeph @IptaPedsTx @EspnYpnn @amet @BAPNnephrology @ASianPNA @Alanepe1


Have you checked out the #IPTA2022 state-of-the-art speakers list? Speakers include Valeria Mas, Marva Moxey-Mims, Emily Blumberg, Alexandre Loupy, Chandra Guha, and David Hackam. Don’t miss this virtual congress! 👉

#IptaPedsTX #TransplantTwitter

German Society for Paediatric Nephrology contact details in case of need for children with kidney disease and transplantation. Please share @IPNA_PedNeph @ERAkidney @EuRefNetwork



The Polish Society of Paediatric Nephrology offers treatment to Ukrainian children with kidney diseases who are escaping the war in Ukraine, including those who require dialysis or have a kidney transplant. The contact to polish paediatric nephrology centres can be found on:

Dear Friends/Colleagues from Ukraine, ESPN condemns any kind of violence and we stand by your side,hopping that all this will stop immediately. Do contact us with ideas of how we can further help.Please share our message @IPNA_PedNeph @ASPNeph @ASianPNA @Alanepe1 @BAPNnephrology

Deadline for the IPNA Congress abstract submissions is getting closer! The IPNA Congress will take place in Calgary, Canada from September 7- 11 – for the first time as a 𝐡𝐲𝐛𝐫𝐢𝐝 event, both onsite and online.

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@Alanepe1 @ASPNeph @ASianPNA

We would like to invite you to attend the joint IPTA-IPNA Session at the @IptaPedsTx Congress.

The Session on Equity, access and outcomes of pediatric kidney transplant recipients in 2022 is scheduled for Sunday, March 27 from 10:30-11:40 EST.
Learn more:

Want to stay up to date on transplantation? Want to test your knowledge? Check out IPTA’s Question Bank! It’s a fun way to test your knowledge! Find it 👉 #IptaPedsTX #IPTA2022 #TransplantTwitter

1 week left to register for 7th Paed Kidney Tx Symposium.Honoured to have fabulous @priyagoose and one and only @drjosflynn present on infections and hypertension post tx.Full programme @transplant4kids @IptaPedsTx @ESPNSociety @KessarisN @ESOTtransplant

Proud to announce our Third IPNA-ESPN Junior Master Classes (Third Cycle)!

This year, hybrid format @Ljubljana (Slovenia) on 20-21 June 2022, before the 54th Annual Scientific Meeting of the ESPN.
Deadline for applications – 10/04/2022
More info:

⏰ This Wednesday! 2022 @ASPNeph/IPNA Global Health Online Symposium. We hope that you can join us at this exciting event.

Register now:

@Alanepe1 @DocMeetingsPEDI @HVOUSA @ASianPNA @AfricanAFRAN @EspnYpnn

Applications for ESPN research awards for 2022 are now open! Check our website! Deadline is 31/05/2022! Thanks @ESPNSociety

Applications for our ESPN Training grants are still open! Get more info and share the world! Information with regards to the application process can be found at the ESPN website. @ESPNSociety

Applications for the 2022 ESPN research grants are now open !!
Thanks @ESPNSociety
Please share the world @IPNA_PedNeph @BAPNnephrology @ASianPNA @ASPNeph @Alanepe1

Dear #NephTwitter #PedNeph community,

The new year brings new collaboration🤝
Partnering with @NephJC, a joint journal club is in the works…

🗓️Jan 25 & 26, 2022

Participating in Twitter JC-

IPNA Journal Club 📚@ipnajc

How to #IPNAJC

2 min tutorial on how to participate in twitter based Journal Club via tweet deck…
Join the fun…🤓

@IPNA_PedNeph @drM_sudha

Thank you to all who already registered for the Symposium.Please note that,due to the ongoing pandemic disruption,we had to reschedule this for 24th and 25th February 2022 1-5pm GMT.Register at @BAPNnephrology @IptaPedsTx @KessarisN @EspnYpnn @dr_JelaS

Happy 2022!

Please join us for our virtual annual meeting on 27-28 January. To register:

Register by 9th January and receive a delegate refreshment pack (UK-based members only)

We look forward to seeing you there! #BAPN2022

IPNA Teaching Courses are a core educational activity of the society with the highest reach when it comes to the number of participants.

Apply & host the IPNA Teaching Course 👉

@Alanepe1 @ASianPNA @AfricanAFRAN @EspnYpnn

Join us for the first IPNA Webinar in 2022. The webinar will cover important aspects of the first consensus statement on the treatment of ADPKD in children and adolescents.
🗓️ January 20 at 4pm CET

@EspnYpnn @ASPNeph @Alanepe1 @ASianPNA

ESPN 2022 registration is now OPEN !! Don’t miss the early bird registration ! Here is the scientific program: Thanks to @ESPNSociety for organising ! See you there !

We wish you all a healthy, happy, joyful and prosperous New Year 2022!
We are back in Twitting after some days off, so stay tuned 🙂

@SotonChildHosp are hosting the 14th Annual Nephro-Urology day on Tuesday 2nd February 2022

Don’t forget to submit a case abstract for discussion by Friday!

To register/for more info:

3 fellowship posts available in our unit.Great team,wide range of specialist nephrology services,research opportunities and high publication records.Join http://us.Link for applications DM for details.@BAPNnephrology @IPNA_PedNeph @ESPNSociety

@arvnagra @SotonChildHosp are hosting the 14th Annual Nephro-Urology day on Tuesday 2nd February 2022
🔹Updates on management of common #kidney problems
🔸For all paediatricians/MPT members
🔹Case discussion abstracts welcome
For more info/to register:

Fantastic 1st Junior National Representatives’ Meeting! Thanks @ESPNSociety for hosting our YPNN junior collaborators from all around Europe!
More to follow…watch that space… @IPNA_PedNeph @ASianPNA @ASPNeph @Alanepe1 @AfricanAFRAN @BAPNnephrology

@worldkidneyday 2022 is open for submission 👉

Each year, IPNA organizes a contest to encourage such an action by providing financial support to the pediatric nephrology center(s) from a developing country throughout the World.

Deadline: February, 15

Our next Symposium is on 13-14 Jan 2022.Virtual meeting this year again.Hope to see as many of you.Interactive sessions.Bring a challenging case for discussion. @KessarisN @BAPNnephrology @IPNA_PedNeph @ESOTtransplant @BTStransplant

Grateful for the @NSMCInternship – a #nephrology career changing experience for me

Applications for 2022 are now open


#FOAMed #MedEd #NephJC


Announcing Day 1: IPNA-PCRRT-ICONIC Procedures Workshop Register @IPNA_PedNeph @rupeshrainamd @MignonMcCulloch @ASianPNA @ISNkidneycare @ISNeducation @ESPNSociety @EspnYpnn @Ped_Neph @StanfordPedNeph @UFpedsnephro @pednephrol @drazmeri @AbitbolCarolyn

Have you registered for #IPTA2022? Don’t miss this great event – March 26-29, 2022, in Prague! Learn more 👉

#Pediatrics #Transplantation #TransplantTwitter #OrganDonation

From yesterday’s Mentorship Program – Clinical meeting between mentees & organizers. Thanks all for participating – Fantastic meeting !!! @ESPNSociety @Liebau_MC @AysunKBAYAZIT @evgenia_preka

Join us for the last IPNA Webinar of 2021! David Selewski will provide an overview of recent work and advances in the field of neonatal AKI.

🗓️ December 9 at 4pm CET
📝 Registration:

@Alanepe1 @ASPNeph @EspnYpnn @ASianPNA @AfricanAFRAN

18 ESPN member countries have suggested a young national representative! 1st meeting will be held in December-Exciting times ahead! Watch that space!
Do contact us if you would like to represent your country as the Young Paediatric Nephrology Representative!
Thanks @ESPNSociety

Join us for the next Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology — @ISNkidneycare -IPNA Sister Centers initiative 👇
Topic: Nephropathic cystinosis: how to diagnose and treat

@ASianPNA @ASPNeph @Alanepe1 @EspnYpnn @AfricanAFRAN @DocMeetingsPEDI

Save the date! Join us Dec. 4 for a webinar discussing “To set up a pediatric kidney transplant protocol minimising steroids and CNI”. This special webinar will be in presented in English and simultaneously translated in Spanish. Join us 👉


Announcing the next IPNA-PCRRT-ICONIC Virtual Workshop- ‘Procedures in Pediatric Nephrology & Transplant’ #pcrrtadvances ! @IPNA_PedNeph @ISNkidneycare @IptaPedsTx @rupeshrainamd @MignonMcCulloch @ASianPNA @pedsnephrology @NephroP @nephrothaniel

Do register and participate for the Pediatric Kidney Transplant Symposium…supported by ISN under the Sister Transplant centre program
@ISNkidneycare @IPNA_PedNeph

Digital CME course organised by ESPN Working Group on Inherited Kidney Disorders on November 25, 4 pm CET – Registration is FREE !! Link:

Do you know any colleague of yours who would deserve to receive an IPNA award? The submissions for nominations are open until the end of the year.


@Alanepe1 @ASianPNA @ASPNeph @EspnYpnn

Don’t miss our upcoming IPHA-@ichca webinar on “transition of Young People with Hypertension” featuring an international panel of speakers.


Dos papers sobre diàlisi peritoneal ocupen el @NEJM el darrer mes.

Review on Peritoneal Dialysis, 4 nov:

AQP1 Promoter Variant, Water Transport, and Outcomes in Peritoneal Dialysis:


Registration is now open for our winter meeting which will be held in Leeds from the 27th – 28th January 2022.

To register:

Don’t forget to submit abstracts to by Friday 12th November!

We are delighted to invite you to participate in the IPNA Teaching Course that will take place on November 19 👇 Great program and speakers: @MignonMcCulloch @LevtchenkoL or Pierre Cochat



Hi #PedNeph, excited for #KidneyWk @ASNKidney? Check out this great video to learn how to schedule tweets to make your experience better!👇

Then post and follow along with #ASNKids21 to support all of your pediatric colleagues!

🙏 @drM_sudha @ASPNeph Communications Committee ESPN 2022 website now open !!! thanks @ESPNSociety
Submit your abstracts and visit us there (f2f or virtually)! It will be fantastic 👌👌👌 we can reassure you !!! @IPNA_PedNeph @ASianPNA @ASPNeph @BAPNnephrology @Alanepe1 @CAPNeph @IptaPedsTx

Our #pedneph colleagues from Warsaw just published new normative values for kidney length ➡️ congrats !!! Check this out !!!

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Twitter webmaster : Evgenia Preka


  • ESPN-YPNN & ERA YNP Joint E-Seminar
     Topic: Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) from childhood to adulthood, including a patient’s perspective
     Date: Friday March 25, 2022
     Time: From 4:00 to 5:00 pm (CET)
    Click for the register 
  • 2nd Conjoint webinar between Paediatric Nephrology & Paediatric Rheumatology

     Topic: Vasculitides (from the Paediatric Rheumatology and the Paediatric Nephrology perspective)

      Date Friday April 8, 2022

     Time: From 4:00 to 5:00 pm (CET)

    Click for the register


  • Conjoint webinar between Paediatric Nephrology & Paediatric Rheumatology
    15th October 20214pm CET
    Program will be announced later.
  • 17 December 2021
    ESPN-YPNN and National Young Representatives Meeting
    Click here for the minutes

# ESPN benefits for all ESPN members :

# ESPN benefits for young paediatric nephrologists :

Wishing you all the best

Evgenia Preka, YPNN Chair

Fabio Paglialonga, Co-Chair of YPNN