ASN Renal Week 2019 - Conference Update Videos

Michael J. Ross, MD

Chief of the Division of Nephrology at Montefiore

Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine

We sat down with Dr. Michael J. Ross and he informed us that Kidney Week is the highlight of the year for nephrology, where colleagues from all over the world come together to create new ideas, connect socially with peers, form new collaborations, and bring trainees along to experience all ASN has to offer.

Ian de Boer MD, MS

Professor of Medicine

University of Washington

Dr. Ian de Boer reported the results of the vital CKD trial. This trial was to determine the benefits of vitamin D or omega-3 fatty acids in regard to kidney function. As a result, vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids do not preserve kidney function in type 2 diabetes as hoped. Read more about Dr. de Boer's results in our coverage of his talk.

Aditi Gupta, M.D. & Victor Bedros

Associate Professor, Medical Student

Kidney Institute, University of Kansas School of Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine

Aditi Gupta, M.D and Victor Bedros shared with us that they enjoy attending Kidney Week because they remain up to date with the kidney world, the latest trials, new management practices for patients, and to network with colleagues from all over the world.

Carolyn Murphy

Medical Student

Medical student Carolyn Murphy expressed her excitement to be a part of ASN Kidney Week, which is free for medical students to attend. ASN Kidney week gives students the opportunity to learn about cutting edge research, network with peers and identify for themselves which areas of focus they may wish to explore as they continue working toward their degrees. A great opportunity to hear about this event from the student perspective.

Anna Borodovsky

Director of Research

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Understanding current research from leaders in the field of kidney disease is essential to researchers looking to improve treatments and treatment options. Anna Borodovsky shares a moment with us to discuss what she is most interested in from her perspective as a researcher: discoveries like new biomarkers and other as yet unpublished findings that can help her build her own research.

Dr. Dibya Singh Shah

Professor Nephrology & Transplant Medicine

Grande International Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Dr. Dibya Singh Shah has been attending Kidney Week for the last many years for the latest knowledge. This conference gives a compactsponsership for new treatments and innovations in this field since there has been an advancement in kidney transplantation.