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Visit us virtually at ASN Kidney Week 2020 Reimagined!

Here's where you can find NUGoKidney and Northwestern Nephrology fellows and faculty online during this year's digital ASN Kidney Week experience. 


Thursday, October 22nd 

Sessions Moderated by NU Nephrology Faculty

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM CDT / 2:30 PM EDT - 4:30 EDT  
Disease Mechanisms and Treatment Concepts in IgA Nephropathy
Moderator: Shikha Wadhwani, MD, MS
Location: Simulive

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT / 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT  
Pathology of Kidney Diseases: Novel Mechanisms & Clinical Correlations
Moderator: Carla Ellis, MD, MS
Location: Simulive


Invited Speakers

Basic/Clinical Science Session: The Ups & Downs of BP Regulation and CVD

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM CDT / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Sleep, Circadian Phase, and Cardiometabolic Risk
Speaker: Kristen Knutson, PhD
Location: On-demand 


Oral Abstracts 

Oral Abstract Session: Novel Approaches to Mineral and Bone Metabolism

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT / 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1 Alpha Regulates FGF-23 Production and Bone Metabolism in CKD [TH-OR12]
Speaker: Guillaume Courbon, PhD
Location: Simulive

Oral Abstract Session: Pathology of Kidney Diseases: Novel Mechanisms and Clinical Correlations

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT / 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Identification of Novel Biomarkers of Kidney Disease Histopathology and Prognosis: Results from the Boston Kidney Biopsy Cohort [TH-OR47]
Contributing Author: Anand Srivastava, MD
Location: Simulive


Posters - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT / 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT | On-demand

NUGoKidney Research Cores: Paving the Way for Breakthroughs in Kidney Therapeutics (INFO11)
Full details and abstract here.


Endothelial Prolyl-Hydroxylase Domain Proteins Regulate Capillary Rarefaction Following Ischemic AKI and Reprogram Endothelial Metabolism [PO0168]
Full details and abstract here.


Recurrent Stage 3 AKI Resolves with Establishing the Diagnosis of TAFRO Syndrome and Treatment with Anti-IL-6 Antibody [PO0186]
Full details and abstract here.


Reduced DMP1 Expression Precedes Bone Loss and FGF-23 Elevation in CKD [PO0331]
Full details and abstract here.


Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 (FGF-23), Calcification Propensity, and Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF) in Patients with CKD: The CRIC (Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort) Study [PO0343]
Full details and abstract here.

Novel Fibrosis Biomarker Development and Validation in Human Kidney Disease [PO0444]
Full details and abstract here.


Urinary Fibrosis Markers and Risk for ESKD: The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study [PO0445]
Full details and abstract here.


The Role of HNF4α in CKD Progression [PO0604]
Full details and abstract here.


Tubulointerstitial Fibrosis and Markers of Kidney Tubule Secretion [PO0619]
Full details and abstract here.


A Novel Short ACE2 Variant Causes ACE Suppression and Fosters Ang 1-7 Formation in a Murine Model of CKDof HNF4α in CKD Progression [PO0627]
Full details and abstract here.


Incidence of COVID-19 Disease in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Report of the Improving Renal Outcomes Collaborative [PO0762]
Full details and abstract here.


Remote Peritoneal Dialysis Training in a COVID-19-Positive Patient [PO0796]
Full details and abstract here.


COVAN, COVID-Associated Nephropathy: An Evolving Epidemic of Kidney Disease [PO0825]
Full details and abstract here.


Kidney and Lung ACE2 Expression After an ACE Inhibitor or an Angiotensin II Receptor Blocker: Implications for COVID-19 [PO0834]
Full details and abstract here.


Transcription Factor 21 Regulates Nephron Progenitor Cells Self-Renewal/Induction and Podocyte Development [PO0876]
Full details and abstract here.


Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Reveals Subpopulation of PDGFRββ Pericytes as Fibroblast Precursor in Interstitial Kidney Fibrosis, and Smad Anchor for Receptor Activation Overexpression Modifies Their Fates [PO0882]
Full details and abstract here.


Vegfr3 Is Expressed in Fenestrated Microvascular Beds of the Kidney and Is Required for Glomerular Development [PO0888]
Full details and abstract here.


Omentin 1 and Histone 1 Variants as Remote Candidate Prognostic Biomarkers of CKD Among People with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM)[PO0910]
Full details and abstract here.


Comprehensive Ultrastructural Analysis Strongly Predicts Kidney Function Decline in the Multicenter TRIDENT Cohort [PO0958]
Full details and abstract here.


Fully Immersive Virtual Reality-Based Mindfulness Intervention in Hemodialysis Patients: A Pilot Study Assessing Safety and Utility [PO1189]
Full details and abstract here.


Accelerated Renal Replacement Therapy: Single-Institution Experience in Calculating Delivered Clearance During the COVID-19 Pandemic [PO1237]
Full details and abstract here.


A Snapshot for Peritoneal Dialysis Clinic Visits: Addressing Hospitalization Rates with a Checklist [PO1266]
Full details and abstract here.


Conversion to Arteriovenous Fistula but Not Arteriovenous Graft Is Associated with Improved Hemodialysis Efficacy Markers in Children: Pediatric Nephrology Research Consortium Study [PO1327]
Full details and abstract here.


Effect of Sodium Bicarbonate on Kidney Injury: A Secondary Analysis of the BASE Pilot Trial [PO1494]
Full details and abstract here.


Clinical and Economic Impact of Primary Hyperoxaluria: A Retrospective Claims Analysis [PO1627]
Full details and abstract here.


Role of the IgA Immune Complexes Bound to FcαRI/CD89 in IgA Nephropathy [PO1794]
Full details and abstract here.


Novel Model for IgA Nephropathy Using Synthetic Polymeric IgA [PO1810]
Full details and abstract here.


RNA Sequencing and ATAC-Seq Reveal Gene Profiles in Injured Podocytes in Mice, and Podocyte-Specific Hypoxia Inducible Factor 2α Deletion Protects from Adriamycin-Induced Podocyte Injury [PO1973]
Full details and abstract here.


Left Atrial Strain Measurements Are Associated with Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with ESRD [PO2083]
Full details and abstract here.


Under Diagnosis of Pediatric Hypertension [PO2084]
Full details and abstract here.


Improvement in Albuminuria and Hypertension in Renin Transgenic Mice by a Novel Filterable Form of Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme 2 with Prolonged Half-Life [PO2157]
Full details and abstract here.


Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor-Associated Glomerular Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis [PO2165]
Full details and abstract here.


Assessment of Pediatric Nephrology Programs' Readiness to Participate in Prospective Clinical Trials [PO2353]
Full details and abstract here.


Clinical Pharmacology of Apixaban in Nephrotic Syndrome [PO2375]
Full details and abstract here.


Kidney-Intrinsic TLR/MyD88 Signaling Regulates the Susceptibility of Delayed Graft Function Following Kidney Transplantation [PO2388]
Full details and abstract here.


Outcomes of Emergency Department Visits of Children After Kidney Transplantation [PO2435]
Full details and abstract here.


Evaluation of Reproductive Care Provided to Adolescent Patients in Pediatric Nephrology Clinics [PO2593]
Full details and abstract here.


Hyponatremia in Preeclampsia: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge [PO2602]
Full details and abstract here.


Proteinuria in Early Pregnancy: Role of sFLT-1:PlGF Ratio [PO2603]
Full details and abstract here.


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Friday, October 23rd 

Sessions Moderated by NU Nephrology Faculty

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM / 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
SPECIAL EVENT: The Next Generation of Treatment for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease
Moderator: Susan Quaggin, MD
Location: On-demand


Invited Speakers

Basic/Clinical Science Session: New Developments in Vitamin D Metabolism and Action

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM / 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
Vitamin D: Why It's Still Relevant
Speaker: Rupal Mehta, MD, FASN
Location: On-demand

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Saturday, October 24th 

Sessions Moderated by NU Nephrology Faculty

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM / 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Organelle Function and Dysfunction in Kidney Diseases
Moderator: Jennie Lin, MD, MTR
Location: On-demand


Invited Speakers

Basic/Clinical Science Session: CKD-MBD in the Era of Personalized Medicine: Is a New Paradigm Coming? Including the Jack W. Coburn, MD, Endowed Lectureship

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM / 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Single-Cell Methods as a Tool to Redefine Renal Osteodystrophy and Design Future Therapeutics
Speaker: Nicolae Valentin David, PhD
Location: On-demand

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Sunday, October 25th 

Sessions Moderated by NU Nephrology Faculty

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT / 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Emerging Translational Research to Improve CKD Outcomes
Moderator: Pinelopli Kapitsinou, MD
Location: On-demand


Oral Abstracts 

Oral Abstract Session: AKI Mechanisms: Research Abstracts

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT / 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Targeting Angiopoietin-Tie2 Signaling in Kidney Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury
Contributing Author: Yanyang Li, PhD
Location: Simulive

Oral Abstract Session: Challenges in Clinical Transplantation

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT / 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Do Social Determinants of Health Predict Patient-Reported Outcomes in Transplant-Eligible ESRD Patients?
Contributing Author: John Peipert, PhD
Location: Simulive

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Publications 

Long-Term Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE) in Management of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) in Native Kidneys (PUB161)
Authors: Ibrahim Tawhari, MBBS; Lorenzo Gallon, MD; Yashpal Kanwar, MD, PhD; Vikram Aggarwal, MD
Read the abstract here.
Outcomes in Kidney Transplantation from Increased-Risk Donor Organs: A Single-Center Experience (PUB233)
Authors: Luisa Safar-Boueri; Jean M. Francis, MD
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