Overview of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)

Webinar | September 24, 2019 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm EST
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Description

Please join us for a free webinar, led by PKD experts from across the country, where you can hear the most current information on ADPKD pathophysiology, disease progression, and the physical & emotional burden of ADPKD.

Objectives:

  • Review of the recent advancements made in the ADPKD field
  • Address key factors that play into ADPKD disease progression
  • Highlight and evaluate prognostic indicators of advanced ADPKD outcomes
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Event Speakers

Neera Dahl, MD, PhD*
Associate Professor of Medicine, Nephrology Yale School of Medicine

Dr. Neera Dahl is currently a clinician-educator and an Associate Professor at Yale University, School of Medicine, Section of Nephrology. She received her MD and PhD from Tufts University School of Medicine, and completed her residency and fellowship at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in Boston, MA. She has been at Yale since 2007. She has been instrumental in developing the Yale Inherited Kidney Disease Clinical Program, and is the principal investigator for several ongoing clinical trials in ADPKD. She maintains an active ADPKD registry and is involved in research exploring the role of inflammation and fibrosis in the progression of ADPKD. She is also the director of the Yale Nephrology Clinical Trials Program and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation.


Frederic F Rahbari Oskoui, MD*
Associate Professor of Medicine, Nephrology Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. Frederic Rahbari is the director of Cystic Kidney Diseases Clinic at Emory University and has been a nephrologist practicing at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA since 2006. Dr. Rahbari attended medical school at Université de Bordeaux in France and completed a residency program at the same institution. After moving to the US, Dr. Rahbari did clinical and translational research on oxidative stress at New York Medical College and subsequently redid three years of residency training in internal medicine at St. Vincent Hospital -Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He has also completed a fellowship in nephrology at Emory University. Dr. Rahbari has been a principal investigator in several PKD trials and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation.


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