Eighth Annual UT Southwestern O'Brien Kidney Center Symposium (RP1504H)

Dallas, TX US
April 30, 2015

Understand the pathophysiology of diabetes and diabetic nephropathy, and learn new approaches to prevention and treatment.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies (Medical Knowledge) and:

  • Describe the role of inhibition of SGLT2 in diabetes
  • Explain the role of Adipose tissue in the pathophysiology of diabetes
  • Identify the role of microRNAs and epigenetics in diabetic nephropathy
  • Assess new approaches to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetic nephropathy


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.75 AMA
  • 4.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/30/2015 - 9:00am CDT
Event ends: 
04/30/2015 - 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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