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Kidney Week

Basic/Clinical Science Session

Developing Personalized Medicine for Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

November 04, 2022 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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

Session Description

Personalized medicine is the tailoring of treatment to genes, environment, and lifestyle. This session reviews desirable goals for personalized medicine among patients on dialysis and recent scientific advances that may address them.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Specify the goals of individualized dialysis therapy
  • Outline approaches to characterizing risk of complications in patients on dialysis
  • Describe the interplay of genes and environment in determining individual outcome
  • Discuss recent discoveries about the genetic contribution to outcomes and response to therapy in patients on dialysis
  • Summarize potential cytoprotective approaches in peritoneal dialysis

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Dialysis


  • Jeffrey Perl, MD
  • Isaac Teitelbaum, MD


  • Developing Personalized Medicine for Dialysis Patients
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Rajnish Mehrotra, MD, MS, FASN
  • Genetic Studies and Precision Medicine in Dialysis Patients
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Olivier Devuyst, MD, PhD
  • Individualizing Dialysis Therapy: Identifying the Patient at Risk
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Claus Peter Schmitt, MD, PhD
  • Cytoprotection in Peritoneal Dialysis
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Rebecca Herzog, PhD