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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

Kidney Week 2024: Highlights


  • Thursday, October 24: David C. Rhew, MD, Global Chief Medical Officer, Microsoft, "Accelerating Health Care Innovation in Nephrology with AI"
  • Friday, October 25: Sekar Kathiresan, MD, CEO, Verve Therapeutics, "From Reading the Genome for Risk to Rewriting It for Cardiovascular Health"
  • Saturday, October 26: Melissa H. Little, PhD, Chief Scientist, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, "Understanding, Improving, and Applying Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Kidney Tissues"
  • Sunday, October 27: Michael R. DeBaun, MD, MPH, Director for Vanderbilt-Meharry Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease, Vanderbilt University, "The Curative Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease: The Good, The Bad, and The Future"

Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

ASN welcomes randomized trials (Phase 2, 3, 4) that will have significant impact on clinical practice on all topics touching kidney diseases including AKI, CKD, Diabetes, Dialysis, Genetic Diseases, Glomerular Diseases, Hypertension, Kidney Stones, Pediatrics, Transplantation, and more. The submission period opens on Wednesday, July 17, and closes on Wednesday, September 4, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

Why Submit to Kidney Week?
  • Reach a global audience: More than 12,000 leading nephrologists, researchers, industry professionals, and others attend this largest kidney meeting in the world.
  • Gain immediate recognition: Attract media attention and scientific interest. All main stage podium presentations will be invited to present at a press-embargoed session.
What's New?
  • Multiple late-breaking oral sessions.
  • More presentation time for high-impact research.
  • Increased collaboration with JASN, JAMA, and NEJM.

Early Programs on Wednesday, October 23

This year, all Early Programs have in-person sessions only. There is no virtual programming. Each Early Program has a separate registration fee and offers continuing education credits. You may only register for one Early Program. You must participate in-person in San Diego for continuing education credits.

Welcome Reception on Thursday, October 24, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

All Kidney Week participants are invited to this reception in the exhibit hall. Join us for food, drinks, and networking.