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Irish Nephrology Society

Research Bursary

The Irish Nephrology Society awards a research bursary to promote innovative work which is not easily funded from other sources. Details of this year’s application date will be posted on the Research / News & Events sections of this website.


Recent recipients of this award are:

2016: Dr Dervla Connaugton

“The Irish Kidney Gene Project – Identification and Characterisation of Novel Genetic Causes of INherited Kidney Disease”

2015: Dr James Gleeson

“Renin as a Marker of Renal Perfusion, Function and Prognosis during AKI/CRRT”

2014: Dr Mark Canney

“Determining the breadth and burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Ireland: Associations with cognitive impairment, functional decline and quality of life”.

2013: Dr Andrew Malone

“Genetic Investigation of a family with Hereditary Thrombotic Microangiopathic Renal Failure and Spastic       Quadriparesis”.

2012: Dr Donal Sexton

“Epidemiology of End Stage Kidney Disease in the United States 2001-2010”

2011: Dr Finnian McCausland

“Urinary Biomarkers in Cardio-renal Syndrome”.




Corporate Support

Partnership opportunities include supporting educational activities which occur via online materials and at annual conferences and exhibiting at annual conferences.

If you are interested in becoming a corporate partner please click here for further information (link to email)

The INS recognises supporters year round for their generous contributions to the society. Through this program supporters help the INS in educational activities and advocacy. The INS gratefully acknowledges the following companies for their contributions in 2015:


The bursary is funded by unrestricted educational grants in 2016/17 from:


Sponsors of the 2017 Annual Meeting

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