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ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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Kidney Week

Basic/Clinical Science Session

Right Patient, Right Test, Right Time: Integrating Genomic Sequencing into Clinical Practice

November 06, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: On-Demand, Virtual Only

Session Description

Genomic sequencing is the newest addition to the nephrologist's toolkit. This session outlines which patients benefit from genomic sequencing as part of their clinical care, explores the nuances of sequencing modalities, describes variant curation, and outlines the intricacies of genetic counseling in the renal clinic.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Identify which patients will benefit from genomic sequencing
  • Specify the appropriate sequencing modality
  • Outline the process of variant curation
  • Describe the challenges of genetic counseling and identify when a genetic counselor is needed

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Genetic Diseases of the Kidneys


  • Jennefer N. Kohler, MS
  • Michelle N. Rheault, MD