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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

Educational Symposium

Regulating the Regulator: Exploring the Therapeutic Landscape for Complement-Mediated Kidney Diseases

November 03, 2023 | 06:45 AM - 07:45 AM

Location: Grand Ballroom Salon D, Level 5, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Session Description

This symposium reviews advancements in the understanding of complement-mediated kidney diseases (CMKDs) with an emphasis on IgA nephropathy (IgAN) epidemiology, molecular pathogenesis, therapeutics (standard of care and emerging therapies), clinical trials, and models of care. International leaders provide a comprehensive overview of recent advancements in the understanding of CMKDs and IgAN, highlight the expansion of the therapeutic landscape, and consider emerging treatment strategies for various forms of CMKD.

Support is provided by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Explain the current understanding of CMKDs and IgAN pathobiology
  • Discuss recent advances in the treatment landscape for IgAN
  • Describe recent clinical trials and emerging therapies for IgAN and other forms of CMKD

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Glomerular Diseases