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Kidney Week

Basic/Clinical Science Session

The Ups and Downs of BP Regulation and CVD

October 22, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: On-Demand

Session Description

Loss of circadian regulation of BP is linked to target organ damage, especially renal damage. This session examines the mechanisms and consequences of the loss of circadian regulation of BP in kidney diseases.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe how diet regulates circadian BP and renal damage
  • Elucidate chronotherapy interventions to regulate circadian BP and renal damage

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Hypertension and CVD
  • Chronic Kidney Disease


  • Michelle L. Gumz, PhD
  • Orlando M. Gutierrez, MD


  • Diet and Circadian BP Control
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    David M. Pollock, PhD, FASN
  • Sleep, Circadian Phase, and Cardiometabolic Risk
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Kristen Knutson, PhD 
  • Diurnal Variation in BP and Arterial Stiffness in CKD
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Neeraj Dhaun, MD, FASN
  • Nighttime Blood Pressure and Chronotherapy in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Marwah Abdalla, MD, MPH