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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

What's Going on in the Interstitium?

November 04, 2023 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location: Room 107, Pennsylvania Convention Center

Session Description

A great deal of research has gone into understanding nephron development; however, the kidney is a complex structure, with an intricate vasculature, innervation, and stroma. This session focuses on the development of non-nephron cells.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe innervation of the kidneys
  • Discuss the complex kidney stroma
  • Characterize kidney vasculature
  • Explain the role of the kidney lymphatics

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Genetic Diseases and Development