Humphreys to Deliver Barry Brenner Endowed Lectureship at ASN Kidney Week 2016

The American Society of Nephrology will celebrate its 50-year fighumphreysht against kidney disease at its annual meeting, to be held this year at the Chicago Convention Center in Chicago, IL, November 15-20, 2016.

Highlighting the annual meeting are the daily State-of-the-Art Lectures and the Endowed Lectureships, one of which will be presented by our Division of Nephrology Chief, Benjamin Humphreys.

The presenters and topics of the scheduled lectures are listed below.

State-of-the-Art Lectures

Stephen O’Rahilly, MD, University of Cambridge
The Causes and Consequences of Human Obesity: Lessons from Genetics
Thursday, November 17; 8:50-9:30 AM; Room W375C-E

Kevin Tracey, MD, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Reflex Circuits in Immunity: Bioelectric Medicine
Friday, November 18; 8:45-9:25 AM; Room W375C-E

Ross Cagan, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
A Fly Model of Diabetic Nephropathy
Saturday, November 19; 8:45-9:25 AM; Room W375C-E

Daniel Drucker, MD, University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital
Enteroendocrine Physiology Informs Drug Design for Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity
Sunday, November 20; 8:40-9:20 AM; Room W375C-E

Endowed Lectureships

Christopher R. Blagg, MD, Lectureship in Renal Disease and Public Policy
David Meltzer, MD, PhD
Optimizing Transitions for Our Patients in and out of the Hospital: Justifying Theory and Practice
Thursday, November 17; 10:30-11:00 AM; Room W179

Barry M. Brenner, MD, Endowed Lectureship
Benjamin Humphreys, MD, PhD, FASN
Fibrotic Changes Mediating AKI to CKD Transition
Friday, November 18; 2:30-3:00 AM; Room W192

Jack W. Coburn, MD, Endowed Lectureship
Susan Ott, MD
Pathophysiology of Renal Osteodystrophy
Sunday, November 20; 10:00-10:30 AM; Room W181

Robert W. Schrier, MD, Endowed Lectureship
Robert Nelson, MD, PhD
Biomarkers of Structural Pathology in Diabetic Kidney Disease and Renal Function Decline
Friday, November 18; 11:00-11:30 AM; Room W192

Michelle P. Winn, MD, Endowed Lectureship
Cheryl Ann Winkler, PhD
GWAS in Nephrology
Thursday, November 17; 11:00-11:30 AM; Room W190A