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During the educational activities you will be able to asses current knowledge presented by world’s leading scientists who discuss the latest developments in kidney research, spanning from current findings of interest to the renal community, to basic science, clinical nephrology, acute and chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis management, kidney transplantation, and epidemiology.

Attending the educational activities will enhance your professional and personal development. It will allow you to integrate and relate clinical practice with research and innovation, which will lead you to improved patient outcomes and quality of life.


Plenary Sessions

PLENARY SESSION:

Global trends in peritoneal dialysis

MODERATOR: 
Roberto Pecoits-Filho, MD, PhD, FACP, FASN 
Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, Ann Arbor, MI

Speakers
  • Aron Chakera, MBBS (Hon), MRCP, DPhil, FRACP
    Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Nedlands, Australia
  • Fred Finkelstein, MD
    Yale University Medical School, New Haven, CT
  • Thomas Golper MD, FACP, FASN
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Matthew Oliver MD, MHS, FRCPC
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA
  • Angela D. Taylor-Smith, ASD, BSN, RN, CNN
    Fresenius Kidney Care, Lawrenceville, GA
PLENARY SESSION:

Vascular access in the 21st century

MODERATOR:
Seth Johnson, RN, MSN, FNP 
Renal Research Institute, Apex, NC

Speakers:
  • Elsie Koh, MD, EMHL
    American Endovascular and Amputation Prevention, New York City, NY
  • Anne Preston, BSN, RN, CNN
    Azura Vascular Care, New York, NY
  • Murat Sor, MD
    Azura Vascular Care, Arlington, VA



Q&A

Q&A:

MODERATOR:
Lili Chan, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

Speakers:
  • T. Alp Ikizler, MD
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Marcus Pereira, MD, MPH
    Columbia University, New York, NY
Q&A:

MODERATOR:
John Daugirdas, MD, FACP, FASN
University of Illinois School of Medicine at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Speakers:
  • Ana Catalina Alvarez Elias, MD, MSc
    The Hospital for Sickkids, Toronto, ON Canada
  • Maria E. Ferris, MD, MPH, PhD
    UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Julie Ingelfinger, MD
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Q&A:

MODERATOR:
Thomas Golper, MD, FACP, FASN
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN

Speakers:
  • Matthias Girndt, MD
    Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
  • T. Alp Ikizler, MD
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Q&A:

MODERATOR:
Jeroen Kooman, PhD
Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht The Netherlands

Speakers:
  • Josef Penninger, MD
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Frank van der Sande, MD, PhD
    Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Q&A:

MODERATOR:
Martin Kuhlmann, MD
Vivantes Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany

Speakers:
  • Syed Husain, MD, MPH, FASN
    Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Sumit Mohan, MD, MPH
    Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Joel Topf, MD
    Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Auburn Hills, MI
Q&A:

MODERATOR:
Jai Radkrishnan, MD, MS
Columbia University, New York, NY

Speakers
  • Fred Finkelstein, MD
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • Adeera Levin, MD, FRCPC, FACP, CM
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Canada
  • Ravi Thadhani, MD, MPH
    Harvard Medical School/Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA
Q&A:

MODERATOR:
Mark Unruh, MD, MS
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Speakers:
  • Ziad A Ali, MD
    Columbia University, New York, NY
  • David F. Keane, PhD
    Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds United Kingdom
  • Mark Sarnak, MD, MS
    Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Thomas Wisniewski, MD
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Q&A:

MODERATOR:
Amy Waterman, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Speakers:
  • Flor Alvarado, MD
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Cynthia Delgado, MD
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Alan Kliger, MD
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • Kenneth Prager, MD
    Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Carmine Zoccali, MD
    Institute of Clinical Physiology of Pisa, National Research Center (IFC-CNR), Reggio Calabria Unit, Italy

REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2021 CONFERENCE!