SCIENCE CAFÉ: Perspectives on Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

November 17, 2017 at 6:00PM EST - 8:30PM EST
DDO Community Centre
12001 boulevard De Salaberry
Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC H9B 2A7
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Featuring local experts to highlight the close reality of PKD and the strengths of the local community, this Science Café will include short presentations from the perspective of a patient living with PKD, a nephrologist caring for them, and the scientists carrying out PKD research. The opportunity for questions from the audience will follow presentations. Enjoy refreshments and live music during the reception. 

Please RSVP for this free event below the list of speakers! 



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Patient and Montreal Chapter and Walk Coordinator of the PKD Foundation of Canada




Dr. Ahsan Alam, MDCM, FRCP(C)

Associate Professor of Medicine at McGill University and nephrologist at the Royal Victoria Hospital

Read Dr. Alam's biographical sketch



Dr. Marie Trudel, PhD

Director and Professor, Molecular Genetics and Development, IRCM, Professeur Titulaire, Département de Médecine - Biologie Moléculaire et Département de Biochimie et Médecine Moléculaire - Université de Montréal, Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine - Division of Experimental Medicine - McGill University

                               Read Dr. Trudel's abridged curriculum vitae.



Dr. Elena Torban, PhD

Scientist, Division of Nephrology, McGill University

Read Dr. Torban's biographical sketch




Dr. Chiara Gamberi, PhD

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Concordia University, Visiting Professor, Chemistry Department, Université de Montréal

Read Dr. Gamberi's abridged curriculum vitae.




Luisa Miniaci-Di Leo, Montreal Chapter & Walk Coordinator · · (514) 501-9924