Ninth Annual UT Southwestern O'Brien Kidney Center Symposium (RP1605G)
Mapping interconnections between cardiovascular and renal systems
The Symposium is free of charge and offered to the community at large for nephrology professionals.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Medical Knowledge) and:
- Identify factors that mitigate peritubular capillary rarefaction post-acute kidney injury
- Identify how soluble Klotho confers cardiac protection in chronic kidney disease
- Define the role of chronic kidney disease in causing cognitive dysfunction and vascular disease in patients
- Define the role of endothelia in glomerular function and disease
- Discuss the impact of vascular calcification and vessel arterial stiffening on tissue perfusion and end organ dysfunction
Denise Marciano, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Enrichment Co-Director, O’Brien Kidney Center
Orson W. Moe, M.D.
Center Director, O’Brien Kidney Center
Program Coordinator, O’Brien Kidney Center
- 4.75 AMA
- 4.75 Attendance