ASN's Mission

ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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ASN is dedicated to advancing research in kidney disease. The society actively works with other organizations and coalitions to advocate for increased funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), particularly the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and other federal research agencies.