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Keystone Symposia: Unraveling the Secrets of Kidney Disease
03 Mar 2019 - 07 Mar 2019 • Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Scholarship and Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 19, 2018

Close to 1 in 11 people in the world suffers from kidney disease, and the incidence is increasing, especially in the developing world. This issue was recently reviewed and emphasized in a Lancet article (Global Health Atlas). Acute and chronic kidney disease is associated with a highly significant increase in cardiovascular death, and chronic kidney disease (CKD) represents a leading cause of death in the United States. There is no cure for this disease, with current treatment strategies relying on blood pressure control through blockade of the renin-angiotensin system. Such approaches only delay the development of end-stage kidney disease and can be associated with serious side effects. Recent identification of several novel mechanisms contributing to CKD development - including vascular changes, loss of podocytes and renal epithelial cells, matrix deposition, inflammation and metabolic dysregulation - has revealed new potential therapeutic approaches for CKD. This conference will review clinical and observational studies in the kidney disease area, highlight recent advances in basic biology of kidney and kidney disease, assesses emerging strategies and agents for CKD treatment, and discuss major obstacles in drug development. The conference will also encourage collaborations among clinicians and researchers from academia and pharma= and accelerate innovation in this field. Furthermore, since more than half of kidney disease is caused by diabetes, the symposium will greatly benefit from the joint pairing with the conference on “Diabetes: Innovations, Outcomes and Personalized Therapies.”

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CKD, development, kidney disease, diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, metabolic disorders
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Canadian Society Of Nephrology 51st Annual General Meeting 2019
02 May 2019 - 04 May 2019 • Montreal, Canada
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Tuberous Sclerosis International Research Conference
20 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019 • Toronto, Canada
Updates from World experts in research and treatment of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) with networking opportunities. The conference is presented by the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, the Tuberous Sclerosis International, Tuberous Sclerosis of Mexico and Tuberous Sclerosis Canada Sclerose Tubereuse (TSCST)
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Neurology, epilepsy, nephrology, psychiatry, psychology, pulmonary, dermatology, research, tumor, tuber, lesions, behavior, life management, anxiety, stress management, biology, pharmaceuticals, alternative therapies
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Last updated: 18 January 2019