05-11-2013 - 10-11-2013 Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Join ASN and more than 13,000 other kidney professionals from across the globe at Kidney Week 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Join ASN and more than 13,000 other kidney professionals from across the globe at Kidney Week 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. The world's premier nephrology meeting, Kidney Week provides participants exciting and challenging opportunities to exchange knowledge, learn the latest scientific and medical advances, and listen to engaging and provocative discussions with leading experts in the field.
Changing the Focus: Innovation and Individualization is the theme of Kidney Week 2013 and focus of Dr. Bruce Molitoris' Presidential Address in the Opening Plenary.
Internationally recognized scientists have been selected to give the daily State-of-the-Art Lectures highlighting recent advances in regenerative medicine, systems biology, pharmacogenomics, and the microbiome:
Anthony Atala, MD, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, will address "Regenerative Medicine: New Approaches to Healthcare"
Harry Dietz, MD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Johns Hopkins Institute of Genetic Medicine, will discuss "Found in Translation: New Insights into the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Marfan Syndrome and Related Disorders"
Julie Johnson, PharmD, University College of Pharmacy, will discuss "Hypertension Pharmacogenomics: Discoveries and Potential to Guide Hypertension Therapy with Genetics"
David Relman, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, will discuss "Diversity, Stability, and Function in the Human Microbiome"
This year, the program line-up includes outstanding basic and clinical science symposia with more basic science content