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Kidney Week

Educational Symposium

What's Complement Got to Do with It? ANCA Vasculitis and the Complement System

November 03, 2023 | 12:45 PM - 01:45 PM

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

Session Description

ANCA vasculitis is an autoimmune disease affecting small blood vessels in the body. Many studies have shown the crucial role of the complement system in ANCA vasculitis. This symposium reviews the role of complement in the pathophysiology of ANCA vasculitis and discusses emerging therapies in treating ANCA vasculitis.

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Amgen.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe the role of complement in the pathophysiology in ANCA vasculitis
  • Discuss therapies focusing on the complement system in ANCA vasculitis

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Glomerular Diseases