Overview of Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease

Webinar | January 22, 2020 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Description

In this webinar, we will review ARPKD: an important cause of CKD in children. This disorder is often diagnosed in utero and is associated with significant mortality and morbidity. This discussion will include a description of the epidemiology, etiology, and complications of the disease.

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Event Speakers

Joshua Lipschutz, MD
Director, Division of Nephrology, Medical University of South Carolina

Dr. Lipschutz completed his undergraduate studies, medical school, and residency at Indiana University. Dr. Lipschutz completed his Nephrology Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco in 1992. Later, at the University of Pennsylvania, he successfully established an internationally-recognized independent research program that better explained the etiology of autosomal polycystic kidney disease. This work and much more has been published in over 70 scientific manuscripts, and has been supported by multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health, Veterans Affairs, and private foundations. Since Dr. Lipschutz started working with MUSC in 2014, he has helped the division of nephrology thrive. In 2016, they ranked in the top 50 Renal Divisions in the country (#43) per U.S. News and World Report.


Katherine Maringer, PhD

Dr. Maringer works for Otsuka as a medical science liaison. Her areas of expertise include nephrology, chronic kidney disease, kidney development,histology, cell signaling, and molecular biology. Before becoming a medical science liaison, Dr. Maringer was an NIDDK funded postdoctoral fellow at both University of Pittsburgh-Renal Electrolyte Division, and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh-Nephrology,specializing in molecular and cellular signaling during kidney injury and disease. Dr. Maringer’s alma mater is the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.


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