ASN Highlights: Mumbai, India

March 3-4, 2018

Every year at ASN Kidney Week, the world’s premier nephrology meeting, the latest scientific and medical advances in the field of nephrology are presented. ASN Highlights is a clinically-focused educational program which translates the current research presented at Kidney Week into clinical practice, right here in India.

This program is designed to help you incorporate the best of ASN Kidney Week into patient care. It features highlights from Kidney Week 2017 sessions as well as a synopsis of key nephrology topics, critiques, and perspectives by leading international experts.

Join your nephrology colleagues from across India for networking and engaging in provocative discussions with expert faculty.


  • Translation of Kidney Week information into clinical relevance with updates
  • Intensive scientific update on the most relevant and practice changing advances in six core nephrology topics: AKI, ESRD, General Nephrology & CKD, Glomerular Diseases, Hypertension, and Transplantation
  • Clinical cases and audience participation
  • Opportunities to engage with the expert faculty


  • Mumbai, India


Please check back soon for more information.

Faculty List

  • Andrew S. Bomback, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center
    Glomerular Diseases Team
  • Debbie L. Cohen, MD
    Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Hypertension Team
  • Joachim H. Ix, MD, FASN
    Division Chief, Nephrology-Hypertension at the University of California San Diego
    General Nephrology & CKD Team
  • Samir M. Parikh, MD, FASN
    Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
    Acute Kidney Injury Team
  • Manish M. Sood, MD, FASN
    Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa
    ESRD Team
  • Karin A. True, MD, FASN
    Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina
    Transplantation Team
  • David H. Ellison MD, FASN
    ASN Highlights Moderator and ASN Councilor
    Professor of Medicine and Director of the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, Oregon Health & Science University


Saturday, 3rd March Topic Faculty
06:15 pm - 06:30 pmWelcome and IntroductionDavid H. Ellison MD, FASN
06:30 pm - 07:30 pmGeneral Nephrology & CKDJoachim H. Ix, MD, FASN
07:30 pm - 07:40 pmQ&A with Audience
07:40 pm - 08:40 pmAKI Highlights: What’s TrendingSamir M. Parikh, MD, FASN
08:40pm - 08:50 pmQ&A with Audience
08:50 pmDinner

Sunday 4th March Topic Faculty
09:30 am - 10:30 amTransplant HighlightsKarin A. True, MD, FASN
10:30 am - 10:40 amQ&A with Audience
10:40 am - 11:40 amHypertensionDebbie L. Cohen, MD
11:40 am - 11:50 amQ&A with Audience
11:50 am - 12:50 pmGlomerulonephritisAndrew S. Bomback, MD, MPH
12:50 pm - 01:00 pmQ&A with Audience
01:00 pm - 02:00 pmLunch Break
02:00 pm - 03:00 pmESRDManish M. Sood, MD, FASN
03:00 pm - 03:10 pmQ&A with Audience
03:10 pm - 04:10 pmPanel DiscussionAll Faculty
04:10 pm - 04:20 pmClosing