DOCK Symposium - Duke O'Brien Center for Kidney Research

5th Annual Duke O'Brien Center for Kidney Research Symposium

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Great Hall
Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

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Program:

8:30--9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9:00--9:10 .m.   Welcome and opening remarks

9:10--10:00 a.m.
Bessie Young, MD, MPH
Professor, Division of Nephrology--University of Washington
"Risk Factors for Kidney Disease in African Americans:  New Insights from the Jackson Heart Study"

10:00--10:30 a.m.
Jen-Tsan Ashley Chi, PhD
Pilot and Feasibility Award Recipient
"Control of Nrf2 Signaling through Glucose-Induced Glycosylation"

10:30--10:50 a.m.  Break

10:50--11:20 a.m.
Christopher Kontos, MD
Pilot and Feasibility Award Recipient
"Sex-Dependence of the Role of Caskin2 in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease"

11:20--11:50 a.m.
Michael Ross, MD
Pilot and Feasibility Award Recipient
"Role of the Ubiquitin-Like-Protein FAT10 in Cardiovascular and Kidney Disease"

11:50--12:50 p.m.  Lunch

12:50--1:40 p.m.
David Ellison, MD
Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Pharmacology
Director, Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute
"Surprising Mechanisms of Salt Retention in Primary Aldosteronism"

1:40--2:30 p.m.
Myles Wolf, MD, MMSc
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Nephrology--DUMC
"Novel Aspects of FGF23 Regulation"

2:30 p.m.  Closing remarks

 

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