Event Listing

University Health Network's 2018 Toronto PKD Scientific Conference

September 14, 2018 at 8:00am - September 15, 2018 at 1:00pm
Chestnut Residence & Conference Centre
89 Chestnut St
Toronto, ON M5G 2R1
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Educational Objectives

  1. Highlight recent advances of basic and clinical research in ADPKD
  2. Illustrate how this knowledge is being translated into improving risk prognostication and novel therapeutics in ADPKD
  3. Provide practical guidance on risk assessment and and clinical management of ADPKD through interactive case studies


Day One (8:00 am to 1:30 pm)

  • Overview of PKD Pathobiologu
  • Mangement of ADPKD in 2018
  • Tolvaptan and Beyond
  • Building Partnership with Patients to Enhance Clinical Care
  • Minisymposium on "Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, and PKD"

Day Two (8:00 am to 1:00 pm)

  • Risk Assessment by Genetic Testing
  • Total Kidney Volume (TKV) Measurements - Utility and Nuances
  • Foam Sclerotherapy for Cystic Kidney Volume Reduction
  • Modern Management of ADPKD in UK and Europe
  • Experience from the Centre for Innovation Management of PKD (CIMPKD)
  • Interactive Case Presentations with Expert Panel

View the list of faculty speakers and complete event outline here.

There is a registration fee of $150 for nephrologists. No registration fee for allied health professionals, students or patients. RSVP to the contact below to reserve your spot.

Ji Lee ·