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Kidney Week

Basic/Clinical Science Session

Control of Kidney Development

November 04, 2021 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location: Live-Stream, Virtual Only

Session Description

This session discusses molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in nephron development, with a focus on novel signaling and metabolic pathways that mediate kidney epithelial and endothelial development.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Discuss novel transcriptional signatures during kidney development
  • Describe the role of energy metabolites during kidney development
  • Describe the role of Wnt signaling in the differentiation and maintenance of nephron progenitors
  • Outline cell lineage, fate, and vascular development of the kidney
  • Define the mechanisms of nephron endowment during development

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Development and Pediatrics

Moderators

  • Gal Finer, MD, PhD
  • LaTonya J. Hickson, MD, FASN

Presentations

  • Modulating Kidney Development: From Cells to Signals and Transcription
    02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
    Lori L. O'Brien, PhD
  • R-spondin and Wnt Signaling in the Differentiation and Maintenance of Nephron Progenitors
    02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Andreas Schedl, PhD
  • MicroRNAs in Kidney Development
    03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Jacqueline Ho, MD, MS
  • Novel Mediators of Vascular Development of the Kidney
    03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
    Maria Luisa S. Sequeira Lopez, MD