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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

Translational Session

Advancing Clinical Trials for People with Kidney Diseases: An Overview

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

Location: WF2 Tangerine, Orange County Convention Center‚ West Building

Session Description

This session presents advice for planning a clinical trial, including its design, recruitment, and conduct. Discussion includes using input from trial participants to form a strategy for outreach.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Outline the basic framework for conducting clinical trials
  • Explain how input from patients can be used to form an outreach strategy
  • Describe the differences between clinical trials for drugs and devices

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Other


  • Lynee Galley
  • Mark D. Lim, PhD


  • Primer on Conducting Clinical Trials
    04:30 PM - 04:50 PM
    Aliza M. Thompson, MD, MS
  • Patient Advisory Boards That Guide Design, Outreach, and Engagement for Your Clinical Trials
    04:50 PM - 05:10 PM
    Glenda V. Roberts
  • Developing Studies to Engage Diverse Communities Where They Are
    05:10 PM - 05:30 PM
    Opeyemi A. Olabisi, MD, PhD
  • Conducting Clinical Trials for Innovative Therapeutics
    05:30 PM - 05:50 PM
    Barbara S. Gillespie, MD, FASN
  • Q&A
    05:50 PM - 06:00 PM