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O’Brien Kidney Center Lecture Series

All lectures are held from Noon to 1 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 

March 9, 2020

Lecturer: Aylin Rodan, M.D., Ph.D.
Title:  Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Institution: University of Utah School of Medicine
Lecture: "Potassium in the Balance: Ion Regulation of WNK Kinases
Room: K5.600

February 10, 2020

Lecturer: Ralph Mason, Ph.D.
Title:  Professor of Radiology
Institution: UT Southwestern
Lecture: "Imaging opportunities for kidney disease”
Room: K5.600

January 6, 2020

Lecturer: Igor Stagljar, Ph.D.
Title:  Professor of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry
Institution: University of Toronto, Canada
Lecture: "Advancing Precision Medicine with Targeted Interaction Proteomics: Tales of Mutant Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor
Room: K5.600

December 2, 2019

Lecturer: Bekir Tanriover, M.D., M.P.H.
Title:  Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Institution: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Lecture: "Predictive models and decision tools in renal transplantation
Room: K5.600

November 11, 2019

Lecturer: Rachel Lennon, M.B.B.S, Ph.D.
Title:  Professor of Nephrology and Consultant Pediatric Nephrologist 
Institution: University of Manchester and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, UK
Lecture: "Alport syndrome and basement membrane biology
Room: K5.600

October 22, 2019

Lecturer: Lise Bankir, Ph.D.
Title: Directeur de Rechereche Emeritus
Institution: INSERM, Sorbonne University, Paris, France
Lecture: "Glucagon revisited: coordinated actions on the liver and kidney, and possible role in potassium homeostasis.”
Room: Y7.316

October 21, 2019

Lecturer: Lise Bankir, Ph.D.
Title: Directeur de Rechereche Emeritus
Institution: INSERM, Sorbonne University, Paris, France
Lecture: "Vasopressin, hydration, and chronic kidney disease.”
Room: K5.600

September 5, 2019

Lecturer: David Bushinsky, M.D.
Title: Professor of Medicine and of Pharmacology
Institution: University of Rochester School of Medicine
Lecture: "Acid-Base and the Skeleton.”
Room: K5.600, 4-5 pm.

April 11, 2019

Lecturer: W. Brian Reeves, M.D.
Title: Professor and Chair of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Institution: UT San Antonio Health Science Center
Lecture: "Innate Immune Mechanisms of Acute Kidney Injury"
Room: J8.102

March 25, 2019

Lecturer: Wanpen Vongpatanasin, M.D.
Title: Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Institution: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Lecture: "The Role of Inorganic Phosphate in Cardiometabolic Health and Fitness: Can a common food additive turn you into a couch potato?"
Room: J8.102

February 25, 2019

Lecturer: Kumar Sharma, M.D.
Title: Professor of Medicine, Chief Division of Nephrology and Vice Chair of Research
Institution: The University of Texas San Antonio Health Science Center
Lecture: "Metabolic Kidney Disease"
Room: U9.112

February 1, 2019

Lecturer: R. Todd Alexander, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: Professor
Institution: University of Alberta
Lecture: "Calcium Mediated Regulation and Developmental Changes in Intestinal Calcium Absorption"
Room: G4.224, 9-10 am

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