Monday 10th September 2018

Opening Plenary 1
0810-0905 Keynote Speaker: Minnie Sarwal
PRECISION TRANSPLANT MEDICINE: DAWN OF A NEW AGE


Minnie Sarwal is Professor of Surgery, with joint appointments in Medicine and Pediatrics, Director of Precision Transplant Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), and additional positions as Adjunct Professor, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley, and Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Odense, Sweden.  Full biography.

0910-1000 Keynote Speaker: David Kavanagh
ATYPICAL HAEMOLYTIC URAEMIC SYNDROME – GENETICS, THERAPEUTICS AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES – THE UK EXPERIENCE


David Kavanagh is the Professor of Complement Therapeutics at the National Renal Complement Therapeutics Centre (NRCTC). He is the clinical lead for the adult aHUS service and head of aHUS diagnostics service. His University research group investigates the role of complement in renal and retinal diseases and is fully integrated with the NRCTC to provide rapid translational benefits to patients. Full biography.

 

Wednesday 12th September 2018

Plenary 3 
0830-0930 Keynote Speaker: David Jayne
RECENT INSIGHTS ON ANCA ASSOCIATED VASCULITIS: PATHOGENESIS, CLINICAL TRIALS AND THERAPEUTICS (PEXIVAS UPDATE)


David Jayne is Professor of Clinical Autoimmunity at the School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK. His research group conducts clinical trials and biomarker studies in vasculitis and lupus. He is the Director of the Vasculitis and Lupus Clinic and President of the European Vasculitis Society. Full biography.

 

Jacquot Award Past Awardee Presentations
0930-1030

Speaker 1: Jaquelyne Hughes, NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow & Nephrologist, Royal Darwin Hospital

Dr Jaquelyne Hughes works as a nephrologist at Royal Darwin Hospital and NHMRC early career research fellow at Menzies School of Health Research. She is a Torres Strait Islander woman who grew up in Darwin before studying medicine at Newcastle University. Full biography.

 


Speaker 2: Darren Roberts, Staff Specialist, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney

Darren Roberts completed physician training in Canberra and Sydney in both nephrology and clinical pharmacology. Full biography.

Plenary 4: Patient Perspectives 
1330-1430

INDIGENOUS PATIENT VOICES SYMPOSIUM, DARWIN

Dr Jaquelyne Hughes works as a nephrologist at Royal Darwin Hospital and NHMRC early career research fellow at Menzies School of Health Research. She is a Torres Strait Islander woman who grew up in Darwin before studying medicine at Newcastle University. Full biography.


STRATEGIES FOR INVOLVING PATIENTS IN RESEARCH

Talia Gutman is a Research Officer and PhD candidate at the Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Australia. Her primary research interest is in the area of patient and caregiver involvement in research in chronic kidney disease. Full biography.


EMPOWERING THE PATIENT VOICE FOR HIGH IMPACT RESEARCH

Nicki Scholes-Robertson is a clinical Physiotherapist who received a live donor transplant in November 2014. Nicki established in 2013 a Renal support group in her town Armidale NSW which continues to meet monthly. Full biography.

Plenary 5: Global Kidney Health 
1430-1500 THE GLOBAL KIDNEY HEALTH ATLAS  –  THE CURRENT CLINICAL PERSPECTIVE
David Johnson


David Johnson is currently Director of the Metro South and Ipswich Nephrology and Transplant Service (MINTS) and Medical Director of the Queensland Renal Transplant Service at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, Professor of Medicine and Professor of Population Health at University of Queensland, and Director of the Centre for Kidney Disease Research, Brisbane, Australia.  Full biography.

1500-1530 GLOBAL STRATEGIES TO REDUCE THE CLINICAL BURDEN OF KIDNEY DISEASE
Vlado Perkovic


Vlado Perkovic is Executive Director of The George Institute, Australia, Professor of Medicine at UNSW Sydney, and a Staff Specialist in Nephrology at the Royal North Shore Hospital. Full biography.

1530-1600 Moderated Panel Discussion
Alan Cass, Rob Walker, Karen Dwyer

 

About ANZSN

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The aims of the Society are to promote and support the study of the kidney and urinary tract in health and disease, and to ensure the highest professional standards for the practice of nephrology in Australia and New Zealand.

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