About this event

  • Date and time Fri 3 Dec 2021 from 8:30am to 3:20pm
  • Location Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • Organised by Nephrology

This meeting at the RCP Edinburgh offers medical students, trainees, fellows and doctors the opportunity to present their clinical, basic science, interventional and translational initiatives and receive recognition for their work and research. 

Successful applicants will be invited to present their work at the Nephrology President’s Prize Day 2021 for consideration of the Stewart Cameron Science Award, Rosemary Baillod Clinical Award, David Oliveira Medical Student Award and Images in Nephrology Award.   

The Nephrology Section invites medical students, trainees, fellows and doctors to submit abstracts in fields of clinical nephrology, basic science research, education initiatives, audits and governance, case reports, along with visual images in nephrology.

This event will:   

  • Learn about current basic science and translational research in renal medicine 
  • Present innovative research in the field of nephrology 
  • Value visual representation of the interventional disciplines that underpin nephrology 
  • Provide a forum for nephrologists to discuss their experiences and expertise 

This meeting has been supported by the following organisations who have provided funding in the form of educational grants: British Heart Foundation, British Pharmacological Society, GSK, Kidney Research UK, Travere Therapeutics and Vifor Pharma. 

Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the organisations mentioned above.

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction 

Dr Stephen McAdoo, Imperial College London and President, Nephrology Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Dr Allyson Egan, Chair, Care Pathways UKIVAS and Past President, Nephrology Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Session one

Dr Stephen McAdoo and Dr Kate BramhamKings College London 

Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor in ANCA-associated vasculitis kidney disease

Ruán Ó Conluain

Cardiovascular outcomes of patients with chronic kidney disease and COVID-19: a multi-regional data-linkage study

Emilie Lambourg

Interrogating the spatial and molecular profile of kidney lymphatic vessels in chronic transplant rejection

Daniyal Jafree

The carbon footprint of a CKD clinic at the University of Wales nephrology department

Trevor Pinchemain

Antibody response to Third dose SARS-CoV2 vaccine in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Tina Thomson

Tea and coffee break

Session two

Dr Ellie Asgari, Council Member, Nephrology Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Professor Bruce Hendry, King’s College London

SARS-CoV-2 vaccine immunogenicity and breakthrough infections in haemodialysis patients

Paul Martin

Pre-kidney transplant screening for coronary artery disease: current practice in the UK

Ailish Nimmo

Haematological Autoimmune Disorders following Alemtuzumab induction for Kidney Transplantation

Sarah Gleeson

The association between ambient UVB dose and ANCA-associated vasculitis relapse and onset

Jennifer Scott/Professor Mark Little 

Comparing renal replacement therapy (RRT) prevalence between a high-income country (HIC) and a low-to-middle income country (LMIC)

Ashwarya Verma

Lunch and networking

Session three

Dr Allyson Egan and Rainone Francesco, Council Member, Nephrology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Paraneoplastic cast nephropathy associated with Malignant Prolactinoma: A case report and literature review

Maha Mohamed

No 'Rash' Decisions

Amarnath Marthi

Case study: Hypoxia in a patient with polycystic kidney disease

Petros Fessas

Challenging Vascular Access in Crohn's Disease and Advanced Renal Impairment -- A Case Report

Jack Wellington

Rifabutin induced SIADH and leucopenia in a renal Transplant recipient with genitourinary tract Tuberculosis: a case report and review of the literature

Maha Mohamed

Transplant renal artery stenosis and allograft dysfunction: When all is not what it seems

Paul Martin

Epitheloid angiomyolipomas: clinical spectrum and outcomes

Julian Aquilina

An unusual enteropathy: clinical gastric outlet obstruction secondary to nephrotic syndrome

Justin Collis

Session four

Dr Tina Chrysochou, Salford Royal NHS Trust and Dr Neeraj Dhaun (Bean), University of Edinburgh 

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin and the Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Renal Impairment

Peter Gallacher

The use of lateral flow Immunoassays for detecting SARS-CoV2 antibodies in immunocompromised people

Tina Thomson

Cytokine immune regulation in cytomegalovirus infected kidney transplant recipients

Farah Latif

Immune ageing synergises with immunosuppression leading to impaired T cell infiltration and enhanced malignancy risk in renal transplant recipients

Matthew Bottomley

Tea and coffee break and judging

Session five

Plenary talk

Dr Allyson Egan

Presentation of awards

Council members, Nephrology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Concluding remarks

Dr Stephen McAdoo

Close of meeting



Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen St Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Registration for this event will close at 12:00pm on Tuesday 30 November 2021Late registrations will not be accepted. 

This in-person event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

*Due to current government guidelines there is limited audience capacity. If UK government guidelines and restrictions change, the format of this event will be updated to comply, and all delegates will be notified via email. 

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