The program overview below is provisional and will be updated as planning proceeds. Please check this page regularly.

Saturday 2nd September 2017 [Pre-ASM Courses]

0730 Update Course Registration, Ground Level Concourse, Darwin Convention Centre
Nephrology and Transplantation Update Course | Waterfront Room 2, Level 2, DCC
0830-1700

The 2017 ANZSN Nephrology and Transplantation Update Course will be held in Waterfront Room 2 of the Darwin Convention Centre Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September.  Both ASM delegates and non delegates are welcome to attend.  Registration fees for full and day attendance can be viewed on the Registration Page here.

Click here for the Nephrology and Transplantation Update Course program.

1830 till late

Nephrology and Transplantation Update Course Dinner | Crocosaurus Cove

Crocosaurus Cove, located in the heart of Darwin city, allows visitors a unique, up close and personal view of Australia’s iconic Saltwater Crocodiles.Bringing together some of the largest Saltwater Crocodiles in Australia & boasting the World’s largest display of Australian reptiles, Crocosaurus Cove is a must see attraction when visiting Darwin and the Top End.

The Update Course dinner includes free admission to Crocosaurus Cove, animal handling, and don’t miss the croc’s feeding time!
Full Update Course delegates are inclusive, additional tickets can be purchased for guests and day delegates for $110.  Bookings essential!


Sunday 3rd September 2017 [Pre-ASM Courses]

0730 Update Course Registration | Ground Level Concourse, Darwin Convention Centre
Nephrology and Transplantation Update Course | Waterfront 2, Level 2, DCC
0800-1700

The 2017 ANZSN Nephrology and Transplantation Update Course will be held in Waterfront Room 2 of the Darwin Convention Centre Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September.  Both ASM delegates and non delegates are welcome to attend.  Registration fees for full and day attendance can be viewed on the Registration Page here.

Click here for the Nephrology and Transplantation Update Course program.

Renal Dietitians Update Day | Meeting Room 1, Ground Level, DCC
0800-1600 This pre-congress meeting brings together Renal Dietitians from across Australia and New Zealand and South-East Asia. It provides an opportunity for Dietitians to:

  • Share best practice in the area of nutrition for kidney disease
  • Find out about the latest research and trends
  • Network with colleagues

The topics covered in this year’s event relate to the practice of Renal Dietetics in Indigenous populations. We will be focusing on the importance of Health Literacy and consumer engagement in order to effective in delivering nutrition education.

View the Renal Dietitians Update Day Program here.  Registration fees can be viewed on the Registration Page here.  Webinar options are also available.

                        

0800-1700 Council Meeting | Organisers Office, Ground Level, DCC
1200-1400 CPAC Meeting | Meeting Room 3, Ground Level, DCC
1430-1630 LOC Meeting for WCN 2019  | Meeting Room 2, Ground Level, DCC
1600-1800 RAC Meeting | Meeting Room 3, Ground Level, DCC
1800-2000 PKD Public Seminar | Meeting Room 1, Ground Level, DCC
Join this free seminar to hear up-to-date information about PKD, the latest research and have the opportunity to ask questions to a specialist panel.
 1900 President’s Dinner (by invitation only) | Char Restaurant


Monday 4th September 2017 – ANZSN ASM 2017

0700 Registration Desk & Speakers Preparation Room Open | Ground Level Concourse, Darwin Convention Centre
0700-0815 Nephrology Editorial Board Meeting | Meeting Room 1, Ground Level, DCC
0700-0800 AKTN PISCES TSC Meeting | Waterfront 1, Level 2, DCC
Plenary 1 | Auditorium 2, Level 1, DCC
0800-0815 Welcome to Delegates – ASM Co-Chairs
Welcome to Country – Indigenous Representative
0815-0900 Plenary Speaker: Laura Dember
PRAGMATIC CLINICAL TRIALS: AN APPEALING ALTERNATIVE
0900-0930 TJ Neale Award
0930-1000 Jacquot Award Past Recipients
Natasha Rogers & Katherine Barraclough
1000-1030 Morning Tea | Exhibition Area, Hall 1
Young Investigator Award Prize Orals | Auditorium 2, Level 1, DCC
(12 minute presentation, 3 minute questions)
1030-1045 OVERALL AND SITE SPECIFIC CANCER MORTALITY IN PATIENTS ON RENAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY
Eric Au
1045-1100 JNK1 BUT NOT JNK2 PROMOTES RENAL ISCHAEMIA/REPERFUSION INJURY
Keren Grynberg
1100-1115 IDENTIFYING A CORE VASCULAR ACCESS OUTCOME FOR ALL TRIALS IN HAEMODIALYSIS: AN INTERNATIONAL SURVEY WITH PATIENTS AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Andrea Viecelli
1115-1130 BLOCKADE OF KCA3.1 WITH TRAM34 ATTENUATES ESTABLISHED DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY
Chunling Huang
1130-1145 DIETARY N-3 AND N-6 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID INTAKE AND RISK OF MORTALITY IN PEOPLE ON HEMODIALYSIS: THE DIET-HD MULTINATIONAL COHORT STUDY
Valeria Saglimbene
1145-1200 NLRP3 INFLAMMASOME BLOCKADE ATTENUATES DISEASE IN ANTI-MPO GLOMERULONEPHRITIS
Holly Hutton
1200-1215 IDENTIFYING IMPORTANT OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AND THEIR CAREGIVERS: FOCUS GROUPS WITH NOMINAL GROUP TECHNIQUE
Camilla Hanson
1215-1230 BLOCKADE OF RIPK3 ATTENUATES FOLIC ACID-INDUCED KIDENY FIBROSIS OF C57BL/6 MOUSE
Ying Shi
1230-1330 Lunch | Exhibition Area, Hall 1, Ground Level, DCC
1330-1500 Mini Orals Session 1 (5 minute presentation, 2 minute questions)
Mini Orals | Waterfront 1
General Nephrology – Epidemiology   
Mini Orals | Waterfront 2
Transplantation
Mini Orals | Waterfront 3
Haemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis
THE ROLE OF TUMOUR NECROSIS FACTOR RECEPTOR 1 (TNFR1) IN THE PROGRESSION OF KIDNEY DISEASE IN INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS: THE EGFR FOLLOW-UP STUDY
Federica Barzi


AUTONOMOUS DECISION-MAKING IN ADULTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Charlotte McKercher


IMPACT OF PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE ON DIALYSIS OUTCOMES – A COHORT STUDY
Arunan Sriravindrarajah, Sradha Kotwal


RESEARCH OUTPUTS REPORTING INDIGENOUS HEALTH OUTCOMES IN THE AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANT REGISTRY (ANZDATA): SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Suetonia Palmer


PREVALENCE AND CORRELATES OF DEPRESSION IN ADULTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Charlotte McKercher


SEX MATTERS: GENDER-RELATED DIFFERENCE IN RENAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY (RRT)  INCIDENCE RATES
Stephen McDonald


ABSOLUTE RISK AND RISK FACTORS FOR STROKE MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH END STAGE KIDNEY DISEASE (ESKD): RETROSPECTIVE POPULATION-BASED COHORT USING DATA LINKAGE
Nicole De La Mata


ASSOCIATION OF DIALYSIS ATTENDANCE WITH KIDNEY TRANSPLANT OUTCOMES IN NORTHERN TERRITORY (NT) BASED KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
Namrata Khanal


PROGRESSION OF KIDNEY DISEASE IN A COHORT OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD) PATIENTS
Wendy Hoy


NEPHROLOGISTS’ PERSPECTIVES ON CANCER SCREENING IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Laura J James


COMPARISON OF FACT AND CAUSE OF DEATH BETWEEN ANZDATA AND THE NATIONAL DEATH INDEX
Matthew Sypek


ASSOCIATION OF DIALYSIS ATTENDANCE WITH WAITLISTING OF NORTHERN TERRITORY (NT) BASED END STAGE KIDNEY DISEASE (ESKD) PATIENTS
Namrata Khanal

THE BENEFITS AND COSTS OF SIMULTANEOUS PANCREAS-KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION COMPARED WITH DIALYSIS AND KIDNEY-ALONE TRANSPLANTATION IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES MELLITUS AND END-STAGE KIDNEY DISEASE
Rashmi Shingde


PRE-ECLAMPSIA IN PREGNANCIES AFTER KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION (KT): DETERMINANTS AND IMPACT ON PREGNANCY AND GRAFT OUTCOMES
Shilpanjali Jesudason


IMPACT OF RISK-BASED, DECEASED-DONOR KIDNEY ALLOCATION ALGORITHM ON GRAFT AND PATIENT SURVIVAL
Vaishnavi Calisa


HUMAN LEUKOCYE ANTIGEN (HLA)-DQA AND DQB EPLET MISMATCHES AND DE NOVO DONOR-SPECIFIC ANTI-HLA-DQ ANTIBODY
Wai Lim


AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY OF INSULIN RESISTANCE IN PATIENTS WITH POST TRANSPLANT DIABETES MELLITUS ON DPP-4 INHIBITOR THERAPY AND OTHER AGENTS
Aron Chakera


INCIDENCE, TYPES AND PREDICTORS OF ACUTE REJECTION IN INDIGENOUS KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Prue Howson


WHY DON’T ALL LIVING KIDNEY DONOR CANDIDATES PROCEED TO DONATION?
Ellie Cash


A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE OF HIV IN INCREASED RISK GROUPS IN AUSTRALIA TO AID DECISION-MAKING IN INCREASED RISK ORGAN DONOR REFERRALS
Karen Waller


ASSOCIATION BETWEEN EPLET HLA-MISMATCHES, DE NOVO DSA PRODUCTION AND RISK OF REJECTION IN PAEDIATRIC KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
Ankit Sharma


LONG-TERM OUTCOME OF OVERSEAS KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS – A REGISTRY ANALYSIS
Wai Lim


LONG-TERM GRAFT AND PATIENT OUTCOMES OF KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS WITH INCIDENT CANCER – A POPULATION COHORT STUDY
Wai Lim


ESTABLISHMENT OF A “RISK CALCULATOR” FOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS (T2DM)
David Goodman

EXERCISE WITH BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION DURING DIALYIS IS SAFE AND TOLERABLE
Catherine A Brumby


ENDOVASCULAR EVENTS, HEART FAILURE AND SURVIVAL IN DIALYSIS PATIENTS
Brendan Smyth


THE UPTAKE OF HAEMODIAFILTRATION IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: AN ANZDATA REGISTRY STUDY
Emily See


PREVALENCE AND PATTERNS OF COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN ADULTS ON HAEMODIALYSIS: THE COGNITIVE-HD STUDY
Anita Van Zwieten


FRUIT INTAKE AND CARDIOVASCULAR AND ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY IN ADULTS ON HEMODIALYSIS: THE DIET-HD MULTINATIONAL COHORT STUDY
Valeria Saglimbene


CHANGE OF SUBJECTIVE GLOBAL ASSESSMENT (SGA) SCORE IS ASSOCIATED WITH A CHANGE IN SERUM ALBUMIN AND HAND GRIP STRENGTH
Maria Chan


IMPROVING THE SAFETY OF HAEMODIALYSIS BY OPTIMISING ANTICOAGULATION (ISHAN): A PILOT STUDY
Matthew Jose


WHICH BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS SHOULD DRIVE THERAPY IN A TRIAL OF INTENSIVE VERSUS USUAL TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS ?
Antonia Harford


RAPID FLOW CYTOMETRIC IDENTIFICATION AND ANALYSIS OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS SPP. FROM PERITONEAL DIALYSATE
Aron Chakera


OBESITY IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED MORTALITY IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND PERITONEAL DIALYSIS PATIENTS
Suresh Murthy


EARLY MESOTHELIAL CELL RESPONSES TO STAPHYLOCOCCUS EPIDERMIDIS INFECTION
Aron Chakera


PRE-STERNAL PERITONEAL DIALYSIS CATHETERS:  14-YEAR EXPERIENCE IN A SINGLE CENTRE
LaiWan Chan

1500-1530 Afternoon Tea | Exhibition Area, Hall 1
1530-1700 Seminar 1 & KHA Awards 
Seminar 1: Basic Science | Waterfront 1
Translational PKD Symposium
KHA Award Orals | Waterfront 2
(12 minute presentation, 3 minute questions)
1530-1550 BASIC SCIENCE: RENAL PRIMARY CILIA AS REGULATORS OF EPITHELIAL REPAIR AND RELEVANCE TO PKD
Sharon Ricardo
 DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS:  AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS PATIENTS’ VIEWS ON KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION
Alan Cass


CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IN AUSTRALIAN GENERAL PRACTICE: ITS PREVALENCE, AND ASSOCIATED PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS AND COMORBIDITIES
Matthew Jose


ADVERSE PREGNANCY OUTCOMES IN WOMEN WITH KIDNEY DISORDERS – A POPULATION STUDY OF >400,000 PREGNANCIES IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA (SA): 1990-2012
Alyssa Fitzpatrick


EFFECTS OF FISH OIL SUPPLEMENTATION AND ASPIRIN USE ON ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA PATENCY, NEED FOR INTERVENTIONS AND DIALYSIS SUITABILITY IN PATIENTS REQUIRING HAEMODIALYSIS – POST HOC ANALYSIS OF THE FAVOURED STUDY
Andrea Viecelli


THE IMPACT OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD) ON THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Anna Francis


ASSOCIATION BETWEEN DURATION OF DELAYED GRAFT FUNCTION AND ALLOGRAFT OUTCOME AFTER KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION
Wai Lim

1550-1610 EPIGENETICS: TISSUE SPECIFIC TARGETING OF THERAPIES FOR PKD
Cherie Stayner
1610-1630 PRECLINICAL STUDIES: PKD, HEART DISEASE AND THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
Cara Hildreth
1630-1650 TREATMENT OUTCOMES: STANDARDISED OUTCOMES IN NEPHROLOGY
Allison Tong
1650-1700 Panel
1700-1730 ANZSN Annual General Meeting | Waterfront 1
 1730-1900 Welcome Reception & Poster Viewing | Exhibition Area
Welcome to the 2017 ANZSN Annual Scientific Meeting! This is the first social opportunity to catch up with your interstate colleagues and sponsors and exhibitors of the Meeting.  The welcome reception also provides a great opportunity to meet delegates who are attending the ASM for the first time.
Inclusive for full delegates, additional tickets $62
 1900  Walk to Deckchair (5 mins), follow the committee!
 1905-2145  Night at the Movies | Deckchair Cinema
Deckchair Cinema, operated by the Darwin Film Society, is a unique outdoor cinema experience.  The outdoor setting, on the edge of Darwin Harbour is stunning: Watch the sunset over the sea and enjoy the tropical garden setting with a meal and a drink before the movies start. Films begin 1930.
Free admission for delegates including a drink on arrival, bookings essential!  Dinner is available for purchase if you are still hungry after the Welcome Reception.

Tuesday 5th September 2017- ANZSN ASM 2017

 0730 Registration Desk & Speakers Preparation Room Open | Darwin Convention Centre Foyer
0700-0745

Australasian Kidney Trials Network Breakfast Meeting | Darwin Convention Centre

Clinical Trial Datasets – increasing the value of clinical trials
The AKTN is once again hosting a breakfast meeting! Put aside 7-8am on Tuesday, 5th September and join us for a discussion about planned and completed analyses arising from AKTN’s clinical trial datasets.  We particularly encourage early career researchers to attend and anyone with an interest in bringing a clinical trial to life. Come and meet other researchers and network with our team. Please register below. Places limited. We look forward to seeing you!

Light breakfast provided.  Bookings essential, book during registration for the ASM, limited numbers [BOOKED OUT]

Plenary 2 | Auditorium 2, Level 1, DCC
0800-0900 Plenary Speaker: Camille Kotton
PRETRANSPLANT EVALUATION FROM AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE PERSPECTIVE: SCREENING, VACCINES, AND ENHANCING SAFETY
0900-0930 Equity and diversity in ANZSN
Angela Webster
0930-1030 Seminar 2 Basic Science & Mini Orals Session 2
Seminar 2: Basic Science; Diabetes | Waterfront 1
(20 minute presentations)
Mini Orals | Waterfront 2
Experimental Immunology and Developmental Biology
Mini Orals | Waterfront 3
Paediatric and Pregnancy Associated
0930-0950 THE ROLE OF OXIDATIVE STRESS IN DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY
Karin Jandeleit-Dahm
THE IMPACT OF INTRAUTERINE INFLAMMATION ON FETAL RENAL DEVELOPMENT
Megan Sutherland


RENAL EXPRESSION OF TOLL-LIKE RECEPTORS IN PATIENTS WITH CRESCENTIC GLOMERULONEPHRITIS
Kim Maree O’Sullivan


INTERLEUKIN (IL)-17 PRODUCTION BY TUBULOINTERSTITIAL HUMAN GAMMA-DELTA T CELLS IN RENAL FIBROSIS AND CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Andrew Kassianos


DEVELOPMENT OF MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES FOR USE IN A NEW MOUSE MODEL OF VASCULITIS
Holly Hutton


FLT3 INHIBITOR ATTENUATES RENAL INJURY IN ADRIAMYCIN NEPHROPATHY BY SUPPRESSING CD103+ DC-MEDIATED T CELL ACTIVATION
Padmashree Rao


LOCALLY SECRETED ICOS-IG PROLONGS SURVIVAL OF XENOGRAFTS AND ALLOGRAFTS
Francesco Ierino


A PHASE 1 STUDY OF MESENCHYMAL STROMAL CELLS AND ISCHAEMIA REPERFUSION INJURY IN DECEASED DONOR RENAL TRANSPLANTATION
Ashley Irish

SCOPE AND CONSISTENCY OF OUTCOMES REPORTED IN RANDOMISED TRIALS CONDUCTED IN CHILDREN WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Camilla Hanson


MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION DEFINES A POPULATION OF YOUNG PEOPLE WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES AT RISK OF KIDNEY DISEASE
Josephine Forbes


NEUROCOGNITIVE AND EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS
Kerry Chen


PRE-ECLAMPSIA IS ASSOCIATED WITH CHANGES IN THE ABUNDANCE AND PHOSPHORYLATION OF SODIUM TRANSPORTERS IN URINARY EXOSOMES
Peter Mount


EFFECT OF PLACENTAL GROWTH FACTOR ON TROPHOBLAST INTEGRATION INTO ENDOTHELIAL CELL NETWORKS
Katrina Chau


SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS AND HEALTH IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE – THE KIDS WITH CKD STUDY (KCAD)
Madeleine Didsbury


INTRAUTERINE GROWTH RESTRICTION: ADVERSE EFFECTS ON RENAL GROWTH AND FUNCTION IN PRETERM INFANTS
Megan Sutherland


EARLY POSTNATAL IMPAIRMENT OF RENAL FUNCTION IN INDIGENOUS INFANTS BORN PRETERM
Megan Sutherland

0950-1010 METABOLIC MEMORY AND HYPOXIC MEMORY: EPIGENETICS IN DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY
Masaomi Nangaku*
1010-1030 NOVEL THERAPIES BASED ON THE PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY
Carol Pollock
1030-1100 Morning Tea | Exhibition Area, Hall 1
Renal Scientists Meeting | Meeting Room 3, Ground Level, DCC
1100-1200 Trainee Prize & Mini Orals Session 3
Shaun Summers Clinical Trainee Prize Session | Waterfront 1 (5 minute presentations, 2 minute questions) Mini Orals | Waterfront 2
Haemodialysis General and Access / Peritoneal Dialysis
Mini Orals | Waterfront 3
Experimental Tubulointersitital / Acute Kidney Injury
UTILITY OF KIDNEY BIOPSY IN PATIENTS WITH SIGNIFICANT PROTEINURIA IN THE NON-NEPHROTIC RANGE
Richard Germann


ATYPICAL HAEMOLYTIC URAEMIC SYNDROME IN AUSTRALIA: REAL-WORLD CHALLENGES AND LESSONS FROM THE THROMBOTIC MICROANGIOPATHY REGISTRY
Kate Robson


BIOCHEMICAL COMPARISON OF 8-HOUR HAEMODIALYSIS AND 4-HOUR HAEMODIAFILTRATION, AND TWO DIALYSIS MEMBRANES
Shi Zhou Choo


COMPARING PATIENT SURVIVAL ON HAEMODIAFILTRATION AND HAEMODIALYSIS: AN ANZDATA REGISTRY STUDY
Emily See


THE EFFECT OF LARGE BODY WEIGHTS ON PD OUTCOMES
Mahmoud Amer


ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CAUSES OF PERITONEAL DIALYSIS TECHNIQUE FAILURE AND ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY
Jenny HC Chen


FATHERHOOD WHILE RECEIVING DIALYSIS AND AFTER KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION: ANALYSIS OF THE AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION (ANZDATA) REGISTRY, 1970-2014
Alyssa Fitzpatrick


IMPACT OF BELATACEPT CONVERSION ON KIDNEY TRANSPLANT FUNCTION, HISTOLOGY AND GENE EXPRESSION
Pooja Sanghi

THE PERSPECTIVES OF HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ON THE NUTRITIONAL MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS ON HAEMODIALYSIS: AN INTERVIEW STUDY
Jessica Stevenson


IDENTIFYING THE CRITICAL DIMENSIONS OF FATIGUE FOR A CORE OUTCOME MEASURE FOR TRIALS IN HAEMODIALYSIS: AN INTERNATIONAL SURVEY
Angela Ju


REPEATED SUBCLINICAL BLOOD-PRESSURE VOLATILITY DEMONSTRATED BY CONTINUOUS MONITORING DURING CONVENTIONAL OUTPATIENT HAEMODIALYSIS
Jacqui Evans, Scott Wilson


REPORT OF THE STANDARDISED OUTCOMES IN NEPHROLOGY-HAEMODIALYSIS (SONG-HD) CONSENSUS WORKSHOP ON ESTABLISHING A CORE OUTCOME MEASURE FOR VASCULAR ACCESS IN HAEMODIALYSIS
Andrea Viecelli


VASCULAR ACCESS OUTCOMES REPORTED IN RANDOMISED TRIALS CONDUCTED IN PATIENTS REQUIRING HAEMODIALYSIS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
Andrea Viecelli


OUTCOMES OF SUBCUTANEOUSLY BURIED PERITONEAL DIALYSIS CATHETERS BETWEEN 2006 AND 2014 AT ROYAL DARWIN HOSPITAL
Thwe Thwe Soe


ASEPTIC TECHNIQUE MAINTAINS STERILITY OF ANTIBIOTIC-LOADED PERITONEAL DIALYSIS FLUID
Louis Huang


PD BUDDY: USING SMARTPHONE TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE PATIENT CARE.
Marnie Budd, Robyn Rogers

INCREASED FIBROSIS IN ACC KNOCKIN MICE FOLLOWING RENAL INJURY CONFIRMS A PATHOGENIC ROLE FOR REDUCED FATTY ACID OXIDATION
Mardiana Lee


EPIGENETIC MODIFICATIONS TO H3K9 IN RENAL TUBULOINTERSTITIAL CELLS AFTER UNILATERAL URETERIC OBSTRUCTION AND TGF-BETA1 STIMULATION
Tim Hewitson


ROLE OF NADPH-OXIDASE NOX5 IN HUMAN DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY
Jay Jha


CHRONIC FETAL HYPOXIA LEADS TO LONG-TERM PROXIMAL TUBULE INJURY IN THE SHEEP KIDNEY
Megan Sutherland


MODULATION OF UPREGULATED TRANSCRIPTIONAL SIGNALING PATHWAYS IN RODENT DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY AFTER TREATMENT WITH A NOVEL ANTI-FIBROTIC AGENT FT011: CORRELATES WITH HUMAN DIABETIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Robyn Langham


RENAL TUBULAR EPITHELIAL CELL ISOMETRIC VACUOLATION ASSOCIATED WITH SODIUM-GLUCOSE CO-TRANSPORTER 2 INHIBITOR USE: A CASE REPORT
Beata Zahorowska


ACTIVATED CD47 PROMOTES ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY BY LIMITING AUTOPHAGY
Natasha Rogers


RENAL SAFETY OF A SHORT COURSE OF GENTAMICIN IN ELDERLY PATIENTS (The REGENT study)
Christopher Sia

1205-1305 ANZDATA & Mini Orals Session 4
ANZDATA | Waterfront 1 Mini Orals | Waterfront 2
Experimental Tubulonterstitial / Acute Kidney Injury
Mini Orals | Waterfront 3
Cardiovascular / Hypertension / CKD-Mineral Bone Disease/Anaemia/Adequacy
1135-1235 RIPK1 INHIBITION ALLEVIATES RENAL FIBROGENESIS
Ying Shi


ANALYSIS OF APICAL AND BASOLATERAL SECRETED EXOSOMES FROM HUMAN PROXIMAL TUBULE EPITHELIAL CELLS (PTEC) UNDER NORMAL AND DISEASED CONDITIONS
Xiangju Wang


TRANSIENT INCREASE IN WATER INTAKE IS SUFFICIENT TO REDUCE LONGTERM CARDIORENAL PROGRESSION IN LPK RATS
Priyanka Sagar


USING THE GEOMETRIC FRAMEWORK TO EXPLORE THE LONGITUDINAL EFFECTS OF DIETARY MACRONUTRIENT CONSUMPTION ON MARKERS OF KIDNEY AGEING
Josephine Forbes


A NOVEL LONG NON-CODING RNA (LNCRNA) IN DIABETIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Sanela Redzepagic


ELEVATED SERUM CREATININE AND ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY FOLLOWING RADICAL TUMOUR NEPHRECTOMY
Robert Ellis


USING THE KINETIC EGFR FORMULA FOR DETECTING AKI AND ESTIMATING GFR IN THE NON ICU SETTING
Faith See Huiwen


β-CATENIN/FOXO PROTECTS AGAINST KIDNEY FIBROSIS
Padmashree Rao

BLOOD PRESSURE AND RESPIRATORY SYMPATHETIC MODULATION IN AN ANIMAL MODEL OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AFTER BILATERAL CAROTID SINUS DENERVATION
Manash Saha


LIPID-LOWERING THERAPY AMONG CKD PATIENTS IN AUSTRALIAN GENERAL PRACTICE
Masuma Khanam


A RARE CASE OF GENE CYP11B1 DEFICIENCY CAUSING HYPERALDOSTERONISM
Masnun Kayes


A NOVEL AND UNIQUE PROTEIN I-BODY AD-114 INHIBITED TGFΒ1-INDUCED EXPRESSION OF FIBRONECTIN AND COLLAGEN 4 IN RENAL PROXIMAL TUBULAR CELLS
Qinghua Cao


CHANGES IN BONE AND MINERAL METABOLISM MARKERS AFTER CESSATION OF CINACALCET IN DIALYSIS PATIENTS WITH SECONDARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM
Irene Ruderman


DETERIORATION OF CORTICAL BONE MICROARCHITECTURE IN RENAL OSTEODYSTROPHY – UNDER-REPRESENTED IN THE ‘TURNOVER MINERALISATION VOLUME’ (TMV) CLASSIFICATION?
Ashish Sharma


EFFECTIVE SOLUTE CLEARANCE KINETICS ACROSS SEQUENTIAL HIGH-FLUX HAEMODIALYSIS (HD) TREATMENTS BY TIME-SERIES ANALYSIS OF FREQUENTLY SAMPLED EFFLUENT DIALYSATE ALIQUOTS
Ryan Sack, Scott Wilson

1305-1400 Lunch | Exhibition Area, Hall 1
KHA-CARI Indigenous Guidelines | Meeting Room 3, Ground Level, DCC
1400-1530 Seminar 3 & Basic Science Award
Seminar 3: Clinical Science | Waterfront 1
(30 minute presentations)
Basic Science Award | Waterfront 1
(12 minute presentations, 3 minute questions)
1400-1430 DIALYSIS MODALITIES
Charmaine Lok
 BIOLOGICALS TARGETING CYTOKINES INDUCING CD4+ TH CELL SUBSET DIFFERENTIATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL ANTI-MPO GN
Poh-Yi Gan


IL-33 EXACERBATES IGA GLOMERULONEPHRITIS IN B CELL ACTIVATING FACTOR (BAFF) TRANSGENIC MICE
Yuan Min Wang


CYCLOPHILIN INHIBITION PREVENTS SEVERE RENAL ISCHAEMIA/REPERFUSION INJURY
Khai Gene Leong


A PERIPHERALLY ACTING CANNABINOID RECEPTOR 1 ANTAGONIST SUPPRESSES RENAL INTERSTITIAL FIBROSIS
David Nikolic-Paterson


DOMINANT HLA-MEDIATED PROTECTION FROM THE RISK OF AUTOIMMUNE RENAL DISEASE IS CONFERRED BY ANTIGEN-SPECIFIC REGULATORY CELLS
Joshua Ooi


FOLLISTATIN MODULATES ISCHAEMIA-REPERFUSION-INDUCED RENAL FIBROSIS IN MICE
Doreen Fang

1430-1500 TRAVEL MEDICINE FOR TRANSPLANT PATIENTS (“THE ICING ON THE CAKE”)
Camille Kotton
1500-1530 AGING AND THE KIDNEYS
Motoko Yanagita*
1530-1600 Afternoon Tea | Exhibition Area, Hall 1
1600-1745 Mini Orals Session 5
Mini Orals | Waterfront 1
Transplantation
Mini Orals | Waterfront 2
General Nephrology
Mini Orals | Waterfront 3
Epidemiology / Health Services
NOVEL HLA ALLELES AND EPLET MISMACTHES IN INDIGENOUS RENAL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
Ankit Sharma


SPECIFIC DETECTION OF GRAFT DERIVED DNA IN THE PLASMA DURING ANTIBODY MEDIATED REJECTION: DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW DIAGNOSTIC TOOL
John Whitlam


INVESTIGATING ANAL NEOPLASIA IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS: A CROSS-SECTIONAL PILOT STUDY
Nicole De La Mata


THE LIVED EXPERIENCE OF ‘BEING EVALUATED’ FOR ORGAN DONATION: FOCUS GROUPS WITH LIVING KIDNEY DONORS
Camilla Hanson


COMPARISON OF U.K. AND U.S. KIDNEY DONOR RISK INDICES (KDRIS) IN THE AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND POPULATION
Kathryn Dansie


ANAEMIA IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS IN THE FIRST YEAR
Andy Lim


INCREASED RECRUITMENT OF LYMPHOCYTE SUBSETS IN HUMAN KIDNEY TRANSPLANT REJECTION
Katrina Kildey


VACCINE PREVENTABLE DISEASE IN IMMUNOSUPPRESSED PEOPLE WITH KIDNEY DISEASE
Alison Graver


TIME COURSE AND RATES OF REJECTION IN ATSI RENAL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
Ramyasuda Swaminathan


END STAGE KIDNEY DISEASE RISK PROFILE IN LIVING KIDNEY DONORS FOR PAEDIATRIC VERSUS ADULT KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Matthew Roberts


TWENTY YEARS EXPERIENCE OF RENAL TRANSPLANTATION FOR PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS (T2DM). RISK FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE GRAFT AND PATIENT SURVIVAL
David Goodman


TRANSPLANT ASSOCIATED THROMBOTIC MICROANGIOPATHY IN NON-RENAL SOLID ORGAN TRANSPLANT PATIENTS: A CASE SERIES
Brian Doucet


THE IMPACT OF DE NOVO VASCULAR DISEASE IN LIVE DONOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
Rahul Mainra

EFFECTS OF DIMETHYL FUMARATE ON RENAL MACROPHAGE ACCUMULATION AND CYST GROWTH IN EXPERIMENTAL POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Oliver Oey, Gopala Rangan


PILOT STUDY: URINARY INDOXYL SULPHATE AS A PREDICTOR OF POSTOPERATIVE KIDNEY FUNCTION FOLLOWING RADICAL TUMOUR NEPHRECTOMY
Robert Ellis


BOWEL HABITS AND THE ASSOCIATION WITH SERUM P-CRESYL SULFATE IN CKD PATIENTS
Christiane Ramos


AN EXTRACTION TOOL FOR CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE DATA FROM AUDIT4
Wendy E Hoy


ANTHROPOMETRIC PROFILE IN INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS IN THE EGFR STUDY
Camilla Feeney


ENDOTHELIAL GLYCOCALYX DAMAGE IN KIDNEY DISEASE IS REFLECTED BY SERUM BIOMARKERS BUT NOT THE PERFUSED BOUNDARY REGION
Hui Liew


WHAT ARE THE INFECTIONS THAT AUSTRALIANS ON RENAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY DIE FROM?
Alison Graver


EXPRESSION OF URINARY MICRORNAS AS NOVEL DIAGNOSTIC BIOMARKERS FOR DIABETIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Qinghua Cao


PHARMACOKINETICS OF METFORMIN IN SETTING OF CKD
Tracey Putt


PREVALENCE OF SARCOPENIA IN PATIENTS ON DIALYSIS AND THE CORRELATION BETWEEN MUSCLE STRENGTH, MUSCLE MASS AND FUNCTION AS DETERMINANTS OF SARCOPENIA IN THE DIALYSIS POPULATION
Muralikrishna Gangadharan Komala


TREATMENT PARADIGM IN A YOUNG MALE WITH GERM CELL TUMOUR WITH WORSENING IGA NEPHROPATHY
Samuel Chan


CUMULATIVE RADIATION EXPOSURE AMONGST RENAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY PATIENTS IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY – A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY
Mohd Azlan Mohd Hashim


ELICITING THE PRIORITIES OF PATIENTS, CAREGIVERS AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS FOR IMPORTANT OUTCOMES IN NEPHROLOGY USING INTERNATIONAL BEST-WORST SCALING SURVEYS
Martin Howell

 

THE HEALTHTRACK STUDY- A RANDOMISED CONTROL TRIAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY CARE ON WEIGHT LOSS 12 MONTH FOLLOW UP
Maureen Lonergan


ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE MORTALITY IN PEOPLE WITH END STAGE KIDNEY DISEASE IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: A  COHORT STUDY FROM 1980 TO 2013
Emma O’Lone


MORTALITY OUTCOMES FOR MĀORI AND NON-MĀORI AFTER COMMENCING RENAL REPLACMENT THERAPY IN AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND: A KAUPAPA MĀORI APPROACH
Suetonia Palmer


DECISION-MAKING AMONG CALD ADULTS WITH CHRONIC DISEASE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF BARRIERS, FACILITATORS, AND INTERVENTIONS
Danielle Muscat


RENAL SUPPORTIVE CARE: CURRENT EXPERIENCES IN VICTORIA
Kathryn Ducharlet


DECISION-MAKING ACROSS THE CKD TRAJECTORY: A QUALITATIVE INTERVIEW STUDY WITH CALD PATIENTS
Danielle Muscat


PATIENT PREFERENCES FOR DIALYSIS MODALITIES: A DISCRETE-CHOICE EXPERIMENT
Rachael Walker


CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD) MONITORING IN AUSTRALIAN GENERAL PRACTICE
Masuma Khanam


THE DIALYSIS MODELS OF CARE PARTNERSHIP: LINKING HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND ANZDATA REGISTRY DATA FOR NORTHERN TERRITORY (NT) RENAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY (RRT) RECIPIENTS
Shamsir Ahmed


BLOOD PRESSURE MANAGEMENT IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS WITH NON-DIALYSIS CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IN QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA
Jenny Zhang


WHAT A PATIENT WANTS: A CONSUMER PERSPECTIVE OF KIDNEY SUPPORTIVE CARE
Louise Purtell


PARTICIPANT CHOICES TOWARDS RECEIVING POTENTIAL INCIDENTAL GENETIC FINDINGS IN AN AUSTRALIAN NEPHROLOGY RESEARCH GENOMICS STUDY
Andrew Mallett

1745 Sessions Close
1900 till late ANZSN ASM Sunset Dinner | DCC Forecourt
Join other ASM delegates in celebrating what we know will be another fantastic ANZSN Gala Dinner.  The 2017 Gala Dinner will be held under the stars in the forecourt of the ASM venue, the Darwin Convention Centre. The dinner includes a 3 course meal with drinks and entertainment.
Full delegates inclusive, additional tickets can be purchased for guests and day delegates for $160.  Bookings essential!


Wednesday 6th September 2017 – ANZSN ASM 2017

 0800 Registration Desk & Speakers Preparation Room Open | Darwin Convention Centre Foyer
Seminar 4 – Clinical Science | Auditorium 2, Level 1, DCC Indigenous Patient Voices Symposium | Meeting Room 2
0830-0900 BK INFECTION IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
Basu Gopal*
Patients & Carers Yarning Circle
(closed session: clinicians/policymakers not invited)

  • Welcome to Country
  • Introductions
  • Sharing stories
  • Understanding common themes (facilitated)
  • What is to be presented?
0900-0930 FINDINGS FROM THE HEMODIALYSIS FISTULA STUDY
Laura Dember
0930-1100 ANZPNA AGM | Meeting Room 3
Plenary 3 | Auditorium 2, Level 1, DCC
0930-1030 Plenary Speaker: Charmaine Lok
INSIGHTS AND INNOVATION IN VASCULAR ACCESS
1030-1130 Substantial Brunch | Exhibition Area, Hall 1
1130 ASM ends.  Exhibition Bump-Out Commences.
Paediatric Nephrology Update Course | Meeting Room 3 Indigenous Patient Voices Symposium | Meeting Room 2
1200-1700

On behalf of the Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Society of Nephrology and the Local Organising Committee, it is a great pleasure to invite you to a half-day Paediatric Nephrology Update to be held on 6th September 2017 afternoon at the Darwin Convention Centre.  This is a practical update course designed for general paediatricians, general practitioners and other clinicians working in child health. Speakers are drawn from the Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Nephrology Association.

Provisional topics include:

  • Nephrotic Syndrome: Evidence Based management
  • Acute Post Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis
  • Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Congenital Malformations of Kidney and Urinary Tract: When to worry and how to manage
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Case Based Discussions

Course fee: AUD $50 (book during ASM REGISTRATION or if a non-delegate BOOK HERE)

1100-1230 Presentations by Patients and/or Carers
15 minutes each (by invitation only)
1230-1330 Lunch | Concourse
1330-1500 Facilitated discussion of themes arising from patient/carer presentations, with clinician & policy maker input.
1500-1530 Afternoon Tea | Concourse
1530-1700 Facilitated “solutions brainstorming” discussion (all involved)
1700-1730 Possible press conference/photo opportunity
1800-2030 Dinner at Darwin Sailing Club
(own expense, transport TBA)
Australian and New Zealand Society of Interventional Nephrology (ANZSIN) Meeting | Oaks Elan
  Wednesday 6 to Friday 8 September 2017, Meeting Venue – Oaks Elan, Darwin
Click here for more information and the meeting program.

*APSN Speakers


Darwin Tours and Activities

Don’t rush off too soon.  There’s so much to see and do in the Top End!

About ANZSN

The ASM is hosted by Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.

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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