Advancing Clinical Research in Nephrology: Approaches and Methods

V. Bringing High-Dimensional Data to Kidney Research

November 01, 2017 | 07:30 AM - 01:00 PM

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
  • Rajnish Mehrotra, MD, MBBS, FASN
  • Eugene P. Rhee, MD


  • Precision Medicine: State of the Art
    08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
    Matthias Kretzler, MD
  • Debate: Biomarkers Will Change Kidney Disease Care in the Next 10 Years
    09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Chirag R. Parikh, MD, PhD, FASNChi-yuan Hsu, MD, FASN
  • Metabolomics in Kidney Diseases
    10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
    Eugene P. Rhee, MD
  • Integrative Biology: The Potential for Improving Health of Patients with Kidney Diseases
    11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
    Katalin Susztak, MD, PhD