Inherited Kidney Disorders: An Update

Toulouse, France
Toulouse France

December 14-15, 2012
University Hospital, Raemistrasse 100, 8001 Zurich, Spiegelkurssaal, WEST RAE A 2
Organising Societies
ERA-EDTA Working Group on Inherited Kidney Disorders (WGIKD) with the support of the University Hospiral Zurich.
Local Coordinator/Contact Person for information
Prof. Olivier. Devuyst
University of Zurich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 (0)44 635 50 82 or -5071 (assistant)
Email: olivier.devuyst@uzh.ch

Short Description
Learning objectives:
- To understand the basis of developmental and cystic kidney disorders
- To learn about recent epidemiology studies and clinical trials in polycystic kidney
- To get novel insights into inherited tubulointerstitial disorders and nephrotic
- To take advantage of case discussions and meetings with expert faculty to discuss
the diagnosis and management of disorders affecting different nephron segments
- To get a primer and update on new genetic tools, proteomics, and model systems
- To learn about care from leading experts involved in specialized clinics, multidisciplinary
teams and transition clinics
- To meet experts and discuss practical questions related to the diagnosis and
management of various inherited kidney disorders

- Adult and pediatric nephrologists with interest in inherited kidney disorders
- Geneticists
- Trainees in nephrology, pediatrics, internal medicine, genetics
- PhD students
- Post‐docs

Area: Basic science and clinical nephrology
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