Nephrotic Syndrome Symposium

4th Annual Nephrotic Syndrome Symposium

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
Pittsburgh, PA

Mark your calendar for the 4th Annual Pittsburgh Nephrotic Syndrome Symposium: Focus on Evidence-Based and Personalized Approach, scheduled for Sept. 28, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pa. This CME-accredited conference is a forum for scientists and physicians who are interested in advancing cure for nephrotic syndrome through cutting-edge research and innovative clinical practice.

It’s sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, the Pittsburgh Center for Kidney Research, and the Renel-Electrolyte Division at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Join us! The symposium is free for all clinicians, scientists, and patient families. It will also be available via live-stream video.

Keynote Speakers

Agnes Fogo, MD
John L. Shapiro Chair of Pathology
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director of Renal/EM
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Causes and Pathogenesis of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis”

Matthew Sampson, MD,
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
University of Michigan
“Genetic susceptibility in sporadic focal segmental glomerulosclerosis”

Alessia Fornoni, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director and Chair, Peggy and Harold Katz Family Drug Discovery Center
University of Miami Health System
“Disorders of lipid metabolism in nephrotic syndrome and effects on the immune system”

Please check back soon for registration information.

For questions, please contact:
Agnieszka Swiatecka-Urban, MD, FASN

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