Jared J. Grantham Symposium
About the Grantham Symposium
To honor Dr. Jared Grantham in his retirement, the Kidney Institute at the University of Kansas Medical Center hosted the first Jared J. Grantham Symposium on May 7 - 9th, 2014 in Kansas City. Dr. Grantham's vision was to invite all of the Lillian Jean Kaplan award recipients to lead a forward-thinking and interactive forum to focus on future directions and innovations in polycystic kidney disease research. All twelve of the Kaplan Awardees were present at the inaugural symposium to give talks on their vision of " The Future of PKD Research." The Kidney Institute will continue to host the Grantham Symposium annually.
Thursday, June 13th, 2019
Location: Beller Auditorium, KUMC
- 1:00-2:00pm Opening Keynote Seminar
Bradley Yoder, PhD
"Cilia Regulation of the Renal Injury Response and Connections with Cystic Kidney Disease"
Juan Wang, PhD
Pilot project update: Mechanisms Partitioning Polycystin Localization and Function between Cilia and Extracellular Vesicles (EVs)
Maria Irazabal, MD
Pilot project update: Assessment of longitudinal changes in endothelial function and oxidative stress in normotensive patients with ADPKD
- 2:50-3:00 Break
Jason Stubbs, MD
Pilot project update: Role of Osteopontin in Polycystic Kidney Disease Progression
Reena Rao, PhD
Pilot project update: Vasopressin Signaling: A Common Pathogenic Process in Polycystic Kidney Disease and Renal Cell Carcinoma
- 3:50-4:00pm Break
- 4:00-5:00pm Closing Keynote Seminar
York Pei, MSc, MD, FRCPC
"My Journey in PKD Research: From Bedside to Bench and Back"
- 5-6:00pm Reception and Otsuka Light Sculpture Dedication
Alan Yu, M.B., B.Chir
James Calvet, PhD
Kelli Tea - Sr. Director Nephrology Marketing at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Companies
- 6:00-7:30pm Dinner Served, RSVP required to Lyn Harris, email@example.com by June 1
- 7:30pm Closing Announcements - James Calvet, PhD
- 7:45pm Adjourn
Thanks to the PKD Foundation for supporting the symposium as a partnering sponsor.