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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Usual Suspects: Diagnosing and Managing Common Glomerular Diseases, Including the Michelle P. Winn, MD, Endowed Lectureship

November 05, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: On-Demand, Virtual Only

Session Description

The diagnosis and management of glomerular disorders such as IgA nephropathy, lupus nephritis, membranous nephropathy, and FSGS have evolved dramatically in the past few years. Several high-impact trials and emerging treatment guidelines have altered the clinical landscape. This session covers recent advances in the pathogenesis and treatment of select glomerular diseases.

ASN gratefully acknowledges Duke University School of Medicine, the school's Division of Nephrology, and several individuals for support of the Michelle P. Winn, MD, Endowed Lectureship.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Discuss recent advances in therapy for patients with lupus nephritis
  • Describe the optimal treatment approach to IgA nephropathy in light of upcoming KDIGO practice guidelines
  • Define the role of "new antigens" in the diagnosis of membranous nephropathy and their implication in the management and prognosis of membranous nephropathy
  • Explain

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Pathology


  • Tingting Li, MD, MS, FASN
  • Shikha Wadhwani, MD, MS


  • Lupus Nephritis
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Liz Lightstone, MBBS, PhD
  • IgA Nephropathy
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Heather N. Reich, MD, PhD
  • Membranous Nephropathy
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Laurence H. Beck, MD, PhD
  • FSGS: From Morphology to Mechanisms: The Michelle P. Winn, MD, Endowed Lectureship
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Vivette D. D'Agati, MD