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The 4th Annual CCCN-AKI Symposium to be Held on October 9, 2014

Wed, 07/30/2014

The Department of Critical Care Medicine would like to announce that the 4th Annual CCCN AKI Symposium, hosted by the Center for Critical Care Nephrology, the Pittsburgh Center for Kidney Research, the Starzl Transplantation Institute, and Children’s Hospital Pediatric Nephrology Division, will be held on Thursday, October 9, 2014, from 7:30am – 5:30pm. The Symposium will be held in the Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower S120. 

The 4th Annual CCCN AKI Symposium will aim to continue a cross-campus dialogue on acute kidney injury to identify areas of interest, collaboration and preliminary data in preparation for grant application. The event will include 15 University of Pittsburgh researchers presenting on his/her current cutting edge AKI related projects. Alan S. Maisel, MD, Professor of Cardiology at UCSD and Director of CCU and the heart failure program at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, as well as W. Brian Reeves, MD, Professor at Penn State College of Medicine and Co-director of the Novel Methodologies section of the Penn State Clinical and Translational Research Institute, will be lunch time keynote speakers.

In addition there will be a session for shorter powerpoint presentations (5 slide max / 6 minute max) in order to exhibit the work of post docs, residents and fellows. If you are interested in submitting your work or have any questions, please contact Faye Cotton ( or 412.647.8016 by August 25, 2014. 

For more information about the Symposium, click here.