- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 APAAPA credit.
- 1.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.
Kidney and Transplant Journal Club is a Medical College of Wisconsin CME accredited event held every Tuesday at 4:00PM. The intended audience for this conference includes approximately 35 to 50 members of the Division of Nephrology, Pediatric Nephrology, Transplant Surgery, the Department of Physiology, Pharmacology, and Pahtology. Attendees include residents, fellows, clinical and research faculty members, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and research assistants. The Purpose of this conference is to provide attendees with access to cutting edge clinical and basic science research in the fields of clinical nephrology and transplantation, renal physiology and pharmacology, and renal pathology and immunology.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
At the conclusion of the Renal Fellows Conference, the attendees will be able to
- Understand that blood based functional genomics encompasses more than gene expression profiling of patient leukocytes.
- Understand how blood based functional genomics can be used gain mechanistic insight to various inflammatory mechanisms and can be used to differentiate/define the combinatorial effects of the cytokine/extracellular milieu
- Understand that the processes can be used to better characterize the effects of therapeutic agents in clinical trials.
Ashraf El-Meanawy, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Speaker: Martin Hessner, PhD
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):
Name Company Role
Dr. Ehab Saad Amgen PI
Dr. Jeffrey Wesson Afferent Pharmaceuticals Consultant
ICET, Inc. Consultant