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Dr. Tingting Li to Chair Inaugural WashU Nephrology Glomerular Diseases Symposium

TIngting Li, organizer and Course Chair of the inaugural WashU Nephrology Glomerular Diseases Symposium.

WashU Nephrology is proud to announce that registration is now open for its inaugural Glomerular Diseases Symposium: An Update on Disease Mechanisms and Management, to be held on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at the Eric P. Newman Education Center, 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM. 

Glomerular diseases are a well-recognized cause of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease.  The in-person, day-long symposium will feature leading glomerular disease experts who will highlight recent advances in disease mechanisms and treatment of various glomerular diseases. 

The event is designed for practicing nephrologists and nephrology trainees, but will be of interest to rheumatologists, internal medicine physicians, advanced healthcare practitioners and nephrology nurses.  The format consists of lectures, case presentations, panel discussions, and question & answer sessions.  CME credit is available.

WashU nephrologist Tingting Li, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of our Glomerular Diseases Clinic, organized the symposium and is the Course Chair.

“The landscape of glomerular disease has been rapidly changing and this symposium will provide a timely update on recent advances in disease pathogenesis and treatment. The audience will have ample opportunity to interact with experts and discuss challenges in the management of glomerular diseases. It will be a very exciting day!”

Dr. Tingting Li

See below for the list of guest and WashU presenters:

Guest Faculty

Kirk Campbell, MD, @kirkcampbell
Fishberg Professor of Medicine/Nephrology
Professor of Pharmacological Sciences
Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, NY

Fernando Fervenza, MD, PhD, @fervenzafernan1
Director of Nephrology Collaborative Group
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Duvuru Geetha, MBBS, MRCP, @DuvuruG
Co-Director of Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center
Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Taewoo Lee, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine,
St. Louis, MO

Ali Poyan Mehr, MD, @poyanmehr
Director of Glomerular Disease Program 
Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, CA
Founder & Director, GlomCon

Dana Rizk, MD, @DanaRizk1
Director, Clinical Trials Research, Nephrology Division
Medical Director, Clinical Trials Administrative Office, UAB
Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Brad Rovin, MD, FASN, FACP, @BradRovin
Lee A. Herbert Professor of Nephrology
Director, Division of Nephrology
Vice Chairman of Medicine for Research
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
WashU Nephrology alumnus

Shikha Wadhwani, MD, @SWadhwaniMD
Director, Northwestern Glomerular Disease Program
Assistant Professor of Medicine,  
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

WashU Course Faculty

Joseph Gaut, MD, PhD
Ladenson Professor, Pathology & Immunology
Chief, Anatomic and Molecular Pathology

Benjamin Humphreys, MD, PhD, @HumphreysLab
Joseph Friedman Professor of Renal Diseases
Chief of Nephrology

Anuja Java, MD, @anuja_java
Director, Kidney Transplant Clinic, John Cochran VA Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine

Alfred KimMD, PhD, @alhkim
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
Director, Washington University Lupus Clinic

Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, @Ting2li
Professor of Medicine
Director, Glomerular Disease Program

Nidia Messias, MD, @MessiasNidia
Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology

Planning Committee

Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, Course Chair
Nidia Messias, MD
Anitha Vijayan, MD, @VijayanMD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Acute Dialysis Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Lindsay McHargue is the Course Coordinator. 

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