Skip to Content

UPMC Physicians and Researchers to Present at the American Society of Nephrology- Kidney Week

October 31, 2019
UPMC and the Renal-Electrolyte Division will be well-represented at the 2019 American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Annual Meeting from November 5-10 in Washington, DC.

The event brings together more than 12,000 kidney professionals from around the globe to one location. The meeting will provide a forum to exchange the latest advances in the field, develop new collaborations, and network with colleagues.

Following is a list of presentations to be delivered by physicians and researchers from UPMC. See full list of abstracts here

Tuesday, Nov. 5

Shock Therapy: Vasopressors and Inotropes
8:15 - 9 a.m.
John A. Kellum, MD

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Peritoneal Dialysis Infections: A Case-Based Approach
8 - 8:40 a.m.
Beth M. Piraino, MD

The Critically Ill Patient with ESRD
9 - 9:30 a.m.
Steven D. Weisbord, MD, FASN

Classic vs. Stewart Method: Principles and Case Discussions
10:45 - 11:30 a.m.
John A. Kellum, MD

End-of-Life Care in ESRD

1 - 1:40 p.m.
Amar Bansal, MD, FASN

Pain Management in ESRD

1:40- 2:20 p.m.
Manisha Jhamb, MD, MPH

Dosing and Modality of RRT
2:15- 3 p.m.
Paul M. Palevsky, MD, FASN

Thursday, Nov.7

Glomerular and Tubular Origins of Albuminuria
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 pm.
The Fate of Tubular Albumin in Proteinuric Disorders
12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
Ora A. Weisz, PhD

Acute and Chronic Hyperkalemia: An Update on Management

12:45 - 1:45 p.m.
Therapeutic Interventions for the Prevention and Treatment of Hyperkalemia
1:15 - 1:35 p.m.
Linda F. Fried, MD, MPH, FASN

To Treat or Not to Treat: Medication Toxicity and Clinical Conundrums
2 - 4 p.m.
Thomas D. Nolin, PharmD, PhD, FASN- Moderator

Autosomal Dominant Tubulointerstitial Kidney Disease
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Roles of MUC1 in Tubular Physiology and Injury
5:30 - 6 p.m.
Rebecca P. Hughey, PhD

Friday, Nov. 8

Advances in Evidence-Based Care for Pediatric Renal Disease
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Great Debate: Maintenance IV Fluids in Children: The Intersection of Science and Practice
12 - 12:30 p.m.
Michael L. Moritz, MD

New Participants in AKI: Cellular Components, Signaling, and More
2 - 4 p.m.
The Role of Wnt/Beta-Catenin Signaling in Interstitial Fibroblasts
3 - 3:30 p.m.
Youhua Liu, PhD

Best of ASN Journals: CJASN and JASN
2 - 4 p.m.
CJASN and JASN Top Clinical Trials
2 - 2:30 p.m.
Paul M. Palevsky, MD, FASN

Saturday, Nov. 9

Contrast-Associated AKI: Does It Exist and What Should We Tell Patients?
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Interventions to Prevent Contrast-Associated AKI
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Steven D. Weisbord, MD, FASN

Kidney, Bone, and Vasculature: Is the Gut a New Piece of the Puzzle?
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Linda F. Fried, MD, MPH, FASN- Moderator

Renal Biopsy: Clinical Correlations 2019
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Case Study 5
6 - 6:30 p.m.
Parmjeet S. Randhawa, MD, MBBS 
Samir V. Parikh, MD, FASN

CircRNA, lncRNA, eRNA, and miRNA: New Functions of Noncoding RNAs
4:30- 6:30 p.m.
MicroRNAs in the Developing Kidney
6 - 6:30 p.m.
Jacqueline Ho, MD

Genes, Epigenetics, and Tubule Transport
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Aldosterone Signaling and Sodium Transport: Role of MicroRNAs
5- 5:30 p.m.
Michael Butterworth, PhD

Sunday, Nov. 10

Vascularization and Innervation of the Kidneys
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sunder Sims-Lucas, PhD - Moderator

Annual Cocktail Reception

Additionally, Thomas Kleyman, MD, Chief, UPMC Renal-Electrolyte Division will host a cocktail reception on Friday, Nov. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C. For more information and to RSVP for the event, please click here.