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Announcing the First Detlef Schlöndorff Fellow

In honor of the late influential nephrologist and former Editor of Kidney International Detlef Schlöndorff, ISN has set up the Detlef Schlöndorff Fellowship Fund to support training for one Fellow per year.

The ISN congratulates Dr. Etienne Ntabanganyimana, from the Gihundwe Hospital in Rwanda, who has been selected as the first Detlef Schlöndorff Fellow by the ISN Fellowship Committee.

Dr. Ntabanganyimana will travel to India to spend 12 months training under the mentorship of Prof. Santosh Varughese at the Christian Medical College in Vellore. His training will focus on Interventional Nephrology.

The ISN wishes to thank Barbel Schlöndorff, wife of the late Detlef Schlöndorff, Patricia and Jeremiah Morrissey, and Pierre Ronco for their generous donations toward funding this fellowship.

Donations to the Detlef Schlöndorff Fellowship Fund can be made by PayPal. If you would like to make a donation by check or bank transfer, please contact Thomas Jacob, ISN Fellowship Program Coordinator, by email at

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