Events

Toronto Chapter Meeting: What's New In PKD Research

WHEN
March 1, 2020 at 2:00PM - 4:00PM
WHERE
North York Civic Centre, Room 4
5100 Yonge St
Community Room #4
North York, ON M2N 5V7
Canada
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PKD
We hope you can join us for this upcoming Toronto Chapter educational meeting! 

Topic: 
What's New in PKD Research: Recent advances in diagnostic and prognostic testing and novel therapies.  

Meeting Details: 
Join us as Dr. York Pei provides us with an update on current and pending advancements in diagnostic and prognostic testing and novel therapeutics related to Autosomal Dominant PKD (ADPKD).

About the speaker:

Dr. Pei is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and a Staff Nephrologist at the Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network. He obtained his research training in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University and later on, in Human Molecular Genetics in Toronto. 
 
The major theme of his research program is to identify genetic factors involved in the initiation or progression of common kidney diseases as potential targets for novel diagnostic tests and therapies. His research focuses on genetic, genomic and translational research  of three common kidney disorders:  Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease, IgA nephropathy and idiopathic nephrotic syndrome; and is supported by grants from the PKD Foundation of Canada, the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Physicians Incorporated Foundation and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.  

Will you come?