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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Clinical Trials in Glomerular Disease: Famine to Feast?

November 07, 2019 | 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM

Location: Ballroom A, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Session Description

Clinical research in glomerular disease has entered an exciting and very active phase. Several important trials have been recently completed, and many more are ongoing. This session summarizes the major pathway targets of emerging therapies in glomerular diseases. The results of recent trials and their implications for clinical practice are critically reviewed. Major ongoing trials of therapies under investigation are presented.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe the major pathogenic pathways being targeted by emerging therapies for glomerular diseases
  • Discuss the results of recently completed clinical trials and their implications for clinical practice
  • Describe the importance of raising awareness of ongoing clinical trials in glomerulonephritis

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Glomerular Diseases


  • Fernando C. Fervenza, MD, PhD, FASN
  • Duvuru Geetha, MD, FASN


  • Targeted Pathways of Emerging Therapies in Glomerular Disease
    04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
    Kirk N. Campbell, MD, FASN
  • Clinical Trials in ANCA Vasculitis
    05:00 PM - 05:30 PM
    Frank B. Cortazar, MD
  • Clinical Trials in IgA Nephropathy
    05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
    Dana Rizk, MD 
  • Clinical Trials in FSGS: Opportunities and Challenges
    06:00 PM - 06:30 PM
    Debbie S. Gipson, MD, MS