About this event

  • Date and time Thu 10 Oct 2019 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Nephrology

This conference brings together international experts and investigators to provide key updates on developments and discuss ongoing research and future strategies in acute kidney injury (AKI).

This year there will be a sharp focus on cutting edge scientific and clinical research, best practice, new treatments, prevention and identification, and quality improvement, but will cover much more.

AKI Frontiers 2019 is a one-day symposium that covers the full range of AKI related areas, such as; recent developments in service improvement, innovation, translational research, clinical trials and epidemiology.

AKI Frontiers will bring together a varied audience from academics to clinicians with an interest in AKI from across the healthcare spectrum to the historical setting of the RSM.

Topics include:

  • The pathophysiology of AKI
  • New potential treatments for AKI
  • How to prevent AKI

Tickets

Early bird pricing available until 08 September 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£90.00 £60.00 £60.00 £60.00 £25.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£150.00 £95.00 £95.00 £45.00

Key speakers

Sean Bagshaw

Chair and Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine, University of Alberta.

Emmanuel de Almeida Burdmann

Professor of Nephrology, Division of Nephrology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil.

Pat Murray

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Dublin and consultant nephrologist and clinical pharmacologist Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin.

Perry Wilson

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Interim Director, Program of Applied Translational Research, Yale School of Medicine.

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Chris Laing, Consultant Nephrologist University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, Honorary Associate Professor, University College London

Dr Andy Lewington, Consultant Nephrologist and Associate Professor, The Leeds Teaching hospitals NHS Trust

Session one: Special communications

Chairs: Dr Chris Laing and Dr Andy Lewington

Update from the National Kidney Research UK/Renal Association AKI Clinical study group

Dr Nick Selby, Consultant nephrologist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton and Associate Professor, University of Nottingham

Towards an international consensus of quality indicators in AKI care: Report from the ADQI consensus working group

Dr Andy Lewington

Inequality in outcomes from kidney disease in the UK

Ms Sandra Currie, Chief Executive, Kidney Research UK

Why improving outcomes in AKI is a strategic national priority

Professor Steve Powis, Medical Director, NHS England

Tea and coffee break

Session two: Rapid communications

Chairs: Ms Elaine Davies, Director of Research Operations, Kidney Research UK

Dr Perry Wilson, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Interim Director, Program of Applied Translational Research, Yale School of Medicine

Outcomes from recent clinical trials in AKI-vasculitis

Dr Ruth Pepper, Consultant Nephrologist, Royal Free London NHS Trust and Associate Professor, University College London

Recent developments in understanding the pathogenesis of AKI-sepsis

Dr Marlies Ostermann, Consultant in Critical Care and Nephrology, Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer, King’s College London

How do we optimise outcomes for patients with AKI-myeloma

Professor Paul Cockwell, Professor of Nephrology, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and University of Birmingham

Understanding CKD outcomes after AKI: Results of the ARID study

Dr Kerry Horne, Clinical Research Fellow, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

The prevention of postoperative AKI: An update

Dr John Prowle, Consultant in Critical Care and Nephrology, Bart’s Health NHS Trust and Senior Lecturer, Bart’s and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Panel discussion
Lunch

Session three: Special communications

Chairs: Dr Marlies Ostermann and Professor Paul Cockwell

Strategies for fluid therapy in AKI prevention and care: Interpreting outcomes from recent trials and next steps

Dr Sean Bagshaw, Chair and Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada

AKI in South America: What have learned and next steps in improving outcomes

Professor Emmanuel de Almeida Burdmann, Professor of Nephrology, Division of Nephrology, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil

Improving AKI care through data science and digital health interventions

Dr Perry Wilson

Tea and coffee break

Session four: Special communications

Chairs: Dr Chris Laing and Dr Andy Lewington

The management of AKI in critical illness: Recent developments and future horizons

Dr Sean Bagshaw

The Sean Summers memorial lecture

The utility of biomarkers in AKI prediction care: Where are we now?

Professor Pat Murray, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Dublin and Consultant Nephrologist and Clinical Pharmacologist Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin

Closing remarks

Dr Chris Laing and Dr Andy Lewington

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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