Grantham Symposium: Schedule

Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Location: Intercontinental Hotel on the Plaza, Kansas City, MO in the Rooftop Ballroom
5:00 - 8:30pm: Check-In and Packet Pick-Up at the InterContinental Hotel
5:00 - 6:00pm: Reception: Wine and Hors d'Oeuvres
6:00 - 8:30pm: Symposium Welcome Dinner
                      Attire: business casual

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
Location: Intercontinental Hotel on the Plaza, Kansas City, MO
               in Salon Rooms I & II
Session 1
: The Role of Polycystins and Associated Proteins
7:30 - 8:30am: Continental Breakfast and Packet Pick-Up
8:30 - 10:00am:  Presentations in Salon II

  • 8:30am: Dr. James Calvet - "Neoplastic cyst growth in PKD: Maybe so, but where's the cancer?"
  • 9:15am: Dr. Peter Harris - "ADPKD mutations, polycystin processing and interdependence help understand pathogenesis"

10:00 - 10:15am: Break in Salon Foyer area
10:15 - 11:45am: Presentations in Salon II

  • 10:15am: Dr. Stefan Somlo - "Knowing what we don't know: Polycystin function in cilia"
  • 11:00am: Dr. Greg Germino - "Pathogenic mechanisms in PKD: Are we finally coming out of the woods?

12:00 - 1:00pm: Panel Discussion and Lunch in Salon I:
         Panelists: All Kaplan Awardees
         Moderator: Stephen Reeders
         Panel discussion during lunch will start at 12:15pm

Session 2: Disease Pathogenesis and the Role of Cilia
1:15 - 2:45pm: Presentations in Salon II

  • 1:15pm: Dr. Dorien Peters - "Molecular Pathogenesis of Polycystic Kidney Disease: What can we learn from mice?"
  • 2:00pm Dr. Friedhelm Hildebrandt - "DNA damage response signaling in ciliopathies"

2:45- 3:00pm: Break in Salon Foyer
3:00 - 4:30pm: Presentations in Salon II

  • 3:00pm: Dr. Jing Zhou - "PKD and cilia: What are the cilia actually doing?
  • 3:45pm: Dr. Corinne Antignac - "Nephronophthisis and associated extra-renal ciliopathies: Insights into genetics and pathogenesis"

4:30 - 4:45pm: Break in Salon Foyer

4:45 - 5:30pm: Panel Discussion in Salon I

         Panelists: All Kaplan Awardees
         Moderator: Dr. Alan Yu

6:00 - 8:30pm: Dinner Lecture by Dr. Stephen Kingsmore
                    
"Pediatric Genomic Medicine"
                      Director, Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine
                      Children's Mercy Hospital
                      Dinner will be served at 6:00pm. Lecture will start at 7:00pm
                      Attire: business casual
                      Location: Salon I

Friday, May 9th, 2014
Location: Intercontinental Hotel on the Plaza, Kansas City, MO

Session 3: Animal Models, Biomarkers and Therapies

7:00 - 8:30am: Continental Breakfast in Salon I
8:30 - 10:00am:  Presentations in Salon II

  • 8:30am: Dr. Gerd Walz - "Novel mTOR-based strategies to block cyst growth"
  • 9:15am: Dr. Lisa Guay-Woodford - "Genetic modifiers in recessive polycystic kidney disease: can mice teach us about human disease?"

10:00 - 10:15am: Break in Salon Foyer
10:15 - 11:45am: Presentations in Salon II

  • 10:15am: Dr. Vicente Torres - "What are next-generation PKD therapies going to target in the kidney?"
  • 11:00am: Dr. Jared Grantham - "Thinking about urine-and a treatment for polycystic kidney disease"

12:00 - 1:30pm: Panel Discussion, Lunch and Symposium wrap-up in Salon I
           Panelists: All Kaplan Awardees
           Moderator:  Dr. Ben Cowley                    
           Panel discussion during lunch will start at 12:15pm

1:30pm: Adjourn

Questions?  Contact:
Lyn Harris
Administrative Director
Kidney Institute
Tel. 913.588.6075
E-mail: lharris3@kumc.edu

Last modified: May 05, 2014
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