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Kidney Week

Basic/Clinical Science Session

Recent Advances in Kidney Disease Research in China: Joint ASN-CSN Session

November 04, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: On-Demand, Virtual Only

Session Description

This joint session between CSN and ASN highlights recent advances in kidney disease research in China. The presenters discuss the latest studies of nephrology in China, including those of current epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical treatment of renal disease and their complications. This session provides a platform for Chinese nephrologists to communicate with their international peers and showcase major advances in nephrology in China.

ASN thanks the Chinese Society of Nephrology for assistance with this session.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Discuss the prevalence and disease burden of acute kidney disease in Asia
  • Identify the prevalence and risk factors of membranous nephropathy in China
  • Describe recent advances in understanding the genetics of IgAN
  • Describe recent advances in the management of anemia

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Pathology
  • Chronic Kidney Disease


  • Volker H. Haase, DrMed, MD
  • Zhihong Liu, MD


  • Prevalence and Disease Burden of AKI in Asia
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Li Yang, MD
  • Membranous Nephrology in China
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Xin Xu, MD, PhD
  • Genetics of IgA Nephropathy
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Xueqing Yu, MD, PhD
  • Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1 Regulation and Anemia Management
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Chuan-Ming Hao, MD, PhD, FASN