Previous Seminars


DateSeminar SpeakerLecture Title
01/15/15 Jeffrey Miner, Ph.D.
Washington University School of Medicine
The glomerular filter and the paradigms of pierson and alport syndromes
02/19/15 Katalin Susztak, M.D., Ph.D.
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Chronic kidney disease: How to identify targets
03/24/15 Joseph Flynn, M.D., M.S.
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Progression of chronic kidney disease in children
09/17/15 John Cijiang He, M.D., Ph.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Systems biology approach to study diabetic kidney disease
10/20/15 Joachim H. Ix, M.D., M.A.S., FASN
University of California, San Diego
A new approach to phosphate lowering in CKD
11/09/15 Oliver Devuyst, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Zurich - Institute of Physiology
Uromodulin: From rare to complex kidney disorders
11/19/15 Doris Herzlinger, Ph.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College
Transcriptional regulation of renal vascular patterning


DateSeminar SpeakerLecture Title
1/23/14 Charmaine Lok, M.D.
University of Toronto
Vascular Access: Facts, Fish Tales, and Fantasies
02/06/14 Ambra Pozzi, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical School
Extracellular Matrix and Growth Factor Receptors in Healthy and Diseased Kidney
03/20/14 Raymond Harris, M.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical School
The Potential Role of the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor in Acute and Chronic Kidney Injury
04/17/14 David Pearce, M.D.
University of California,
San Francisco
Mechanisms of specificity in the control of kidney tubule sodium transport.
09/18/14 Vicki Huff, Ph.D.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
WT1 in kidney development and human disease
09/30/14 Bradley Warady, M.D.
Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City
Improving the care of children on peritoneal dialysis
10/16/14 Neil R. Powe, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
San Francisco General Hospital
Surveilling chronic kidney disease in the United States
11/17/14 René Bindels, Ph.D.
Radboud University Medical Center, Netherlands
Stepstones towards understanding renal calcium and magnesium handling
12/11/14 Harald W. Jueppner, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
FGF23: More than a phosphate-regulating hormone


DateSeminar SpeakerLecture Title
01/17/13 Youhua Liu, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Communication: New Paradigm in Fibroblast Activation and Renal Fibrosis
02/21/13 Bertram L. Kasiske, M.D., F.A.C.P.
University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Unraveling the Pathogenesis of CVD in CKD: Are Kidney Donors at Risk?
03/19/13 Isidro Salusky, M.D.
David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles
Bone-FGF23 and CKD -MBD
04/18/13 Chi-Yuan Hsu, M.D., M.S.
University of California, San Francisco Medical Center
The Links Among Acute, Chronic and End-stage Renal Disease
05/14/13 Gerhard Giebisch, M.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Renal and Extrarenal Aspects of Potassium Homeostasis
06/27/13 Milagros Samaniego-Picota, M.D.
University of Michigan Medical School
ln search of a clinical biomarker in kidney transplantation; Donor specific antibodies - past, present and future
09/19/13 Leif Oxburgh, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Center for Molecular Medicine, Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Control of Nephron Formation in the Embryonic Kidney
10/17/13 Alda Tufro, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Semaphorin 3A Role in Renal Development and Disease
11/04/13 Alessandra Boletta, Ph.D.
San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Polycystin-1 Binds Par3/aPKC and Controls Convergent Extension during Renal Tubular Morphogenesis
12/05/13 Ian Smyth, Ph.D.
Monash University
An integrated view of cell and tissue dynamics during renal development


DateSeminar SpeakerLecture Title
08/29/12 Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Miami School of Medicine
Podocyte Lipids in FSGS and Diabetic Nephropathy
09/27/12 Fiona Cowles, Ph.D.
University of Otago School of Medical Science
Regulation of the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) by COMMD family proteins
10/18/12 Ora A. Weisz, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Apical Traffic in Renal Epithelial Cells
10/31/12 Edith Hummler, Ph.D., MER, PD
University of Lausanne
ENaC in salt and potassiumhomeostasis–knockouts, transgenics and TALEN
11/15/12 Joshua Lipschutz, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
The Role of Cdc42 and the Exocystin Ciliogenesis and Cystogenesis