9th Annual AKI Symposium Features Kidney Health Experts and Researchers

Fostering Across-Campus Research Collaboration on Acute Kidney Injury and Promoting Kidney Health Education

The one-day AKI Symposium on October 31, 2019 will feature scientific experts presenting the latest acute kidney injury research, abstract presentations by five junior investigators, and two keynote speakers:

12 pm: Samir Parikh, MD, from Harvard School of Medicine will present, “Metabolic Determinants of AKI Resistance—PGC1a-NAD+,” and

12:35 pm: Anupam Agarwal, MBBS, from University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, will present, “Heme Oxygenase-1 as a Protective Mechanism in AKI.”

AKI Symposium includes:

  • Scientific talks
  • Two keynote speakers
  • AKI abstracts and posters
  • Panel presentation on kidney research updates
  • Free lunch

Free Online Registration

The AKI Symposium is hosted by the Center for Critical Care Nephrology at the University of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Center for Kidney Research–O’Brien Center, Renal-Electrolyte Division; Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Nephrology; and Starzl Transplantation Institute.