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2.16.2016

43rd Miami Pediatric Nephrology Seminar and Renal Pathology Course, March 10-13

The 43rd Miami Pediatric Nephrology Seminar and Renal Pathology Course, sponsored by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Holtz Children’s Hospital at Jackson Memorial Hospital, and presented by the Division of Pediatric Nephrology in the Department of Pediatrics and the Division of Renal Pathology in the Department of Pathology, will be held March 10 to 13 at The Alexander All Suite Ocean Front Resort on Miami Beach.

The Miami Pediatric Nephrology Seminar is a unique international gathering of pediatric and internal medicine nephrologists, pediatricians, pediatric urologists, transplant surgeons, renal pathologists, nurses, nutritionists and allied health professionals.

The Program Director is Gaston Zilleruelo, M.D., professor of pediatrics and Director of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology; Associate Program Directors will be Carolyn L. Abitbol, M.D., professor of pediatrics and Medical Director of Pediatric Dialysis, and Michael Freundlich, M.D., professor of clinical pediatrics. The preceding Course in Renal Pathology will be directed by Laura Barisoni, M.D., professor of pathology.

The Seminar will have an exciting scientific program covering a wide range of topics, including Genetic/Developmental Disorders, New Frontiers in Pediatric Nephrology, Practical Nephrology for the Clinician, Renal-GU Disorders (Workshop), Recent Advances in Glomerular Disorders and Hypertension, Bone Disease and the Kidney, Growth and Nutrition in CKD (Workshop), Progressive CKD, Dialysis and Transplant Challenges. At the end of the Seminar will be an Interactive Workshop on Pediatric Critical Care Nephrology, including live CRRT/TPE procedures conducted at Holtz Children’s Hospital for selected participants. The Seminar will feature 30 distinguished guest faculty and 22 local faculty members, who will provide expertise and cordial exchanges, including several panel discussions and Meet the Professor Luncheons.

The conference’s 13 sessions will relate research advances to the understanding of mechanisms of renal disease, pathological expressions, and clinical diagnosis and management. The program for March 10, the first day of the conference, will also include special events in observance of World Kidney Day.

Additional information is available at 305-213-6716 or here.

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