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!
Luisa Miniaci-Di Leo
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.