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To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Kidney Week

Basic/Clinical Science Session

Metabolic Pathways and Diabetic Kidney Disease: Joint ASN-ADA Session

November 05, 2022 | 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Location: W224, Orange County Convention Center‚ West Building

Session Description

This session explores advances in the understanding of how environmental factors may influence intrarenal metabolic pathways. This session explores the role of diet, certain lipid species, autophagy, and mitochondria in modulating kidney injury in diabetes and diabetic kidney disease (DKD).

ASN thanks the American Diabetes Association for assistance with this session.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Summarize new knowledge about diet and DKD
  • Discuss updates on the role of autophagy in DKD
  • Elucidate mitochondrial function in relation to DKD

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Diabetic Kidney Disease


  • Josephine M. Forbes, PhD
  • Padmanabhan Subramanian, MD


  • Dietary Factors
    04:30 PM - 04:50 PM
    Matthew Snelson, PhD
  • Autophagy
    04:50 PM - 05:10 PM
    Reiko Inagi, PhD
  • Sphingolipids
    05:10 PM - 05:30 PM
    Sandra M. Merscher, PhD
  • Mitochondria
    05:30 PM - 05:50 PM
    Krisztian Stadler, PhD
  • Q&A
    05:50 PM - 06:00 PM