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Diabetic Kidney Disease: Translating Pathogenic Mechanisms into Therapies

Diabetic Kidney Disease - III. Novel Mechanisms and Approaches

November 05, 2019 | 02:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Location: 151, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Session Description

Early Program "Diabetic Kidney Disease: Translating Pathogenic Mechanisms into Therapies"

Support is provided by an educational grant from Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.


  • Immune System and Inflammation
    02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
    Li Wen, MD, PhD
  • Animal Models for the Study of DKD
    02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Charles E. Alpers, MD
  • Break
    03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  • Computational Modeling of the Diabetic Kidney
    03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
    Ashlee N. Ford Versypt, PhD 
  • Panel Discussion
    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
    Charles E. Alpers, MD
    Ashlee N. Ford Versypt, PhD
    Li Wen, MD, PhD