Ninth Annual UT Southwestern O'Brien Kidney Center Symposium (RP1605G)

Dallas, TX US
May 19, 2016

Mapping interconnections between cardiovascular and renal systems

Target Audience

The Symposium is free of charge and offered to the community at large for nephrology professionals.

Learning Objectives

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
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.75 AMA
  • 4.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/19/2016 - 9:00am CDT
Event ends: 
05/19/2016 - 2:30pm CDT
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium
6001 Forest Park
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Course Director

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

Lauren Smith
Program Coordinator, O’Brien Kidney Center

Available Credit

  • 4.75 AMA
  • 4.75 Attendance


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