Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology


Get Involved 

The work of the Society depends upon the commitment of its Members, who contribute freely their time, skills and expertise to the Society. 

There are lots of ways you can make a difference to kidney health through your involvement with the ANZSN:

If your time is limited, there are other ways you can be involved:

If you would like any information or assistance, please contact the ANZSN Office on

Current Opportunities 

AKTN Haemodialysis (HD) Working Group - Expressions of interest are now open for membership 

To register your interest, please email a one page application to Matthew Roberts (Chair, HD Working Group) via by Friday 17th July, 2020.  Nominations will be considered by the Chair of the Working Group, and successful members notified by email.
Your expression of interest should include:

 Thank you for your interest and support of the AKTN.


Get involved! Expressions of Interest now open to join new ANZVASC Committees

ANZVASC is a multidisciplinary society whose mission is to promote collaboration and excellence in vasculitis care and research in Australia and New Zealand.  As part of the next phase of work, ANZVASC is establishing committees to develop specific priority areas, using a multidisciplinary approach.

The first three committees will work in:

Please forward your expression of interest for each of these committees to: Please include a brief summary of your background and why you would like to be part of the committee. You may nominate for more than one committee if you wish. Please do not send full CVs at this stage!

Positions are open only to ANZVASC members, so now is a good time to join ANZVASC. The application form is here:

The EOIs are open until August 7th.

The Board has created and approved terms of reference for these committees regarding governance, including numbers, conduct and the workings of committees. Membership will include at least one representative of each of disciplines of Clinical Immunology, Nephrology and Rheumatology, at least on early career member and at least one patient representative. The Board will then consider all EOIs and invite people to join each of the committees.

Each committee will initially be chaired by a board member: Registry – Richard Kitching (; Clinical Trials – Daman Langguth ( ; Education and Training – Jess Ryan ( . For further details, please contact them directly, or via

PKD Australia and US PKD Foundation co-funded two-year Research Grant for a total of USD$160,000 (USD$80,000/year)

This will be awarded for research conducted in Australia, provided a suitable application is submitted by an Australian researcher. Our foundations are committed to supporting basic, translational and clinical research that will benefit patients with ARPKD and ADPKD, accepting research grant applications in the following areas:

New this year, the PKD Foundation US will be implementing a pre-application to their grant application process. Applicants must submit a pre-application in order to be considered for funding, and will be notified by October as to whether or not they are invited to submit full grant proposals. Full applications will not be accepted unless notification of invitation has been received from PKD Foundation.

Click here to read the Request for Applications.

Stay up to date with funding opportunities and register for updates.