Japanese Society of Nephrology

Bunkyo-ku,  Tokyo 

Originally founded in 1959, the Japanese Society of Nephrology (JSN) has evolved into a large academic society with more than ten thousand members. The mission is to improve practice and promote study in Nephrology and related fields. To achieve this, the JSN conducts a wide range of activities both in scientific and clinical aspects. These include holding annual meetings, producing regular journals, coordinating clinical and basic researches. The JSN also has been promoting cooperation with related societies in Japan, as well as international societies, such as ISN, ASN, ERA-EDTA, and APSN.