NephCure Supported Conferences and Meetings
The Podocyte Conference – www.podoconf.org
This conference, held every two years, brings together researchers from a variety of scientific disciplines and from around the world to promote interactions and new collaborations and to investigate emerging directions in podocyte and glomerular biology research. The 2018 meeting will be held in Montreal, Canada from May 30 to June 2.
BIO Patient and Health Advocacy Summit – www.bio.org/events/conferences
The next BIO Patient and Health Advocacy Summit will be held in Washington, D.C. from October 30-31, 2018. This event brings together voluntary health organizations and the biotechnology industry for policy-driven panel discussions, best practice seminars and invaluable networking opportunities.
NORD Rare Diseases and Orphan Products Breakthrough Summit – www.cbinet.com/nord
The 2017 Breakthrough Summit is concentrated with innovative content and convenes the top leaders from the FDA, NIH, Industry, Patient Groups, Payers and Research Institutions to address the progress of rare disease diagnosis, genomics, drug development, patient engagement, product approvals, FDA oversight and market accessibility to orphan products. This year’s summit was held in Washington, D.C. from October 16-17, 2017.
American Society of Nephrology – www.asn-online.org
ASN Kidney Week 2018 will be held in San Diego, CA from October 23-28, 2018. NephCure uses this opportunity to promote NephCure funded research projects and to meet with clinicians and scientists from around the world.
Partnering For Cures – www.partneringforcures.org
Partnering for Cures brings together leaders from across all sectors of the medical research enterprise for the express purpose of fostering the collaborations needed to speed and improve outcomes-driven R&D. This year’s conference was held San Francisco on November 14, 2017.
Asian Congress of Pediatric Nephrology – acpn2018.medmeeting.org/en
The Asian Congress of Pediatric Nephrology provides a platform for interaction with physicians, researchers and other healthcare professionals involved in care of children with kidney diseases. The program enables an interchange of views and sharing of knowledge among healthcare professionals.
ISN World Congress of Nephrology – https://www.theisn.org/events/isn-world-congress-of-nephrology
The commitment of ISN to the global advancement of nephrology is recognized in the scientific program, which includes topics addressing practical, social and economic challenges across diverse nations. This year’s scientific themes include infectious and non-infectious risk factors, acute kidney injury (AKI), translational and clinical nephrology, CKD and its consequences, and dialysis and transplantation. The next congress will be held in Melbourne, Australia from April 12-15, 2019.
American Society of Pediatric Nephrology – www.aspneph.com
NephCure provides support for the annual conference of the ASPN. ASPN officials conduct programs dealing specifically with NS and FSGS. The next conferences will be in Toronto, Canada (May 5-8, 2018); Baltimore, MD (April 27-30, 2019); and Philadelphia, PA (May 2-5, 2020).
International Pediatric Nephrology Association – www.ipna-online.org
IPNA presents up-to-date reviews of advances in pediatric nephrology. IPNA hosts education sessions that bring researchers from around the world together to discuss the latest and most intriguing research and treatment for patients with Nephrotic Syndrome and FSGS. The IPNA International Conference is held every two years. In 2011, along with IPNA leadership, NephCure organized a special session titled “FOCUS on FOCAL” with over two dozen participating nephrologists and researches. The 2019 meeting will be held from October 17-21 in Venice, Italy.
Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium – www.mwpnc.org
NephCure provides support for the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium, whose mission is to advance the care of children with renal disease, including those on dialysis and kidney transplant recipients, through the promotion of collaboration of research and education by those in the field of pediatric nephrology throughout the Midwest. The 2018 meetings will take place in St. Louis, MO and Atlanta, GA and the 2019 meetings will take place in Detroit, MI and St. Louis, MO.