Apr 13, 2016
The NIDDK Kidney Precision Medicine Meeting which will be held at the Double Tree Hotel, Bethesda, MD from May 23rd to May 25th, 2016. Here’s the link to the meeting website http://www.niddk.nih.gov/news/events-calendar/Pages/kidneyprecision2016.aspx. The long-term goal of the project is to obtain and evaluate human kidney biopsies to delineate subgroup diagnoses and identify cells, pathways, and targets for novel therapies in AKI and CKD.
Background: Despite many academic and industry efforts to treat acute and chronic kidney disease, therapies remain limited. This conference aims to bring together basic, clinical, and translational scientists, health care professionals from industry and government, and patients with an interest in the treatment of acute and chronic kidney disease:
This initiative is being designed using lessons learned from the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) project, and we hope to engage participation of pharmaceutical and biotech companies.