Annual Meeting Workshop

Dr. Anuja Java to Lead Inaugural USTMA Nephrology Workshop at ASN Kidney Week 2023

Anuja Java

Anuja Java, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at WashU Nephrology, is the organizer and co-moderator of the Thrombotic Microangiopathy (TMA) Workshop, to be held during Kidney Week 2023, the American Society of Nephrology’s (ASN) annual meeting, in Philadelphia, PA.

The inaugural workshop is sponsored by the US Thrombotic Microangiopathy Consortium (USTMA), a nonprofit organization that strives to improve outcomes in thrombotic microangiopathies through observational studies, clinical trials of novel therapies, and translational research. 

A renowned physician-scientist, Dr. Java is Director of Kidney Transplant at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis, MO, and is an expert in rare complement diseases and their involvement in kidney damage.  She will bring together six leading experts at the workshop to discuss cancer-associated TMA, pregnancy-associated TMA, and autoimmune disease-associated TMA. 

“A lot of work has gone into putting together this hybrid meeting, finalizing a suitable online platform and designing the format of the workshop. The speakers have worked hard to find the most instructive cases and the panelists have some outstanding presentations. I am looking forward to a successful meeting and an enthusiastic discussion with our audience.”

Anuja Java

The workshop, co-moderated by Dr. Java and Anna Vinnikova, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University, will take place from noon – 4 pm on Tuesday, Oct 31, 2023, at the Sheraton Hotel in Philadelphia.  here.  

ASN Kidney Week 2023, the world’s premier nephrology meeting, officially starts November 1 with its Early Programs, with the Annual Meeting continuing November 2 – 5.

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