Advancing Clinical Research in Nephrology: Approaches and Methods

I. Sources of Data and Outcomes for Clinical Research: Case Studies

October 31, 2017 | 07:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: Room 275

Session Description

This program covers many approaches used in modern clinical investigation, including epidemiology, clinical trials, and qualitative research. Attendees can learn about fundamental concepts, innovative approaches to data acquisition, stakeholder engagement, systems biology, precision medicine, and implementation science. Case studies and panel discussions illustrate challenges and solutions, and help facilitate interaction between course participants and speakers.


  • Laura M. Dember, MD, FASN
  • Joachim H. Ix, MD, FASN
  • Bryan R. Kestenbaum, MD, MS
  • Rajnish Mehrotra, MD, MBBS, FASN


  • Expanding the Horizons for Prospective Data Collection
    08:00 AM - 08:40 AM
    Mahboob Rahman, MD
  • Real-World Evidence Generation from EMRs
    08:40 AM - 09:20 AM
    Khaled Abdel-Kader, MD, MS
  • Considerations for Selecting Outcomes
    09:20 AM - 10:00 AM
    Amit X. Garg, MD, PhD