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The Nephrology Section of The Royal Society of Medicine is pleased to announce that this one day meeting is in association with the British Society for Haematology. This meeting will look into blood disorders and the kidney and will provide an update on renal and haematological disorders.

The Nephrology Section of The Royal Society of Medicine is pleased to announce that this one day meeting is in association with the British Society for Haematology. This meeting will look into blood disorders and the kidney and will provide an update on renal and haematological disorders.

The meeting includes a diverse range of haematological and nephrological conditions requiring specialist understanding. Leading experts in each field will present current understanding of pathophysiology and up to date management strategies. Key note speakers include Dr Nelson Leung, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA, Professor Beverley Hunt, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Professor Philip Hawkins, National Amyloidosis Centre, UCL Medical School. This meeting will also feature several case discussions during the day to enable dynamic interaction between delegates to enhance learning opportunities.

  • At the end of this meeting the participants will:
  • Know about latest approaches to management of renal anaemia and sickle cell nephropathy.
  • Be able to assess thrombotic and bleeding risk in patients with renal disease.
  • Understand current diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for patient with paraproteinaemia.
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of the pathophysiology of renal thrombotic microangiopathies and treatment approaches.
     

This meeting is suitable for Nephrology and Haematology trainees, consultants and nurse specialists however all disciplines are welcome. 

 

Register now for this event on The Royal Society of Medicine website:
 

Agenda

 

 

8.45 am 

Registration, tea and coffee

 

9.15 am 

Welcome and introduction

Dr Kate Bramham, President, Nephrology Section, RSM

SESSION 1: ANAEMIA

Dr Tim Littlewood, Consultant Haematologist, Churchill Hospital and Professor Iain Macdougall, Consultant Nephrologist, King’s College Hospital

9.20 am

The anaemia of chronic disease

Dr Tim Littlewood, Consultant Haematologist, Churchill Hospital

9.45 am

HIF stabilisers – basic science

Speaker to be confirmed

10.10 am 

HIF stabilisers - clinical

Professor Iain Macdougall, Consultant Nephrologist, King’s College Hospital

10.35 am 

Renal complications in sickle cell disease: A guide to current management

Dr Claire Sharpe, Reader in Renal Medicine, King's College London

11.00 am

Tea and coffee break

 

SESSION 2: THROMBOSIS AND HAEMOSTASIS

 

11.30 am 

Thrombosis and bleeding in renal disease

Professor Beverley Hunt, Consultant Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital

12.15 pm

Bleeding and uraemia: Therapeutic strategies - when to biopsy?

Dr Lara Roberts and Dr Neil Padmanabhan

1.00 pm 

Lunch

 

SESSION 3: PLASMA CELL DYSCRASIAS/MYELOMA/AMYLOIDOSIS

Dr Helen Lachmann, National Amyloidosis Centre, UCL Medical School

2.00 pm 

Monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance: What’s the significance?

Dr Nelson Leung, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA

2.40 pm

Myeloma: Current outcomes and novel treatments

Dr Reuben Benjamin, Consultant Haematologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Haematology, King's College Hospital

3.05 pm

Renal amyloid: Diagnosis and current therapeutic strategies

To be confirmed

3.30 pm 

Para-protein related kidney disease: Illustrative cases

Dr Paul Cockwell, Consultant Nephrologist, Renal Medicine, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

3.55 pm

Tea and coffee break

 

SESSION 4: TMA AND THE KIDNEY

Dr Danny Gale, Consultant Nephrologist and Senior Lecturer University College London Hospital

4.15 pm 

Renal TMA: Differential diagnoses

Dr Paul Warwicker, Consultant Nephrologist, Lister Hospital

4.40 pm

Pregnancy associated TMA

Dr Edwin Wong, Clinical Lecturer, Newcastle University

5.05 pm

Atypical HUS: Complement genetics and cases

Dr Danny Gale, Consultant Nephrologist, University College London Hospital

5.25 pm 

Concluding remarks

Dr Kate Bramham, President, Nephrology Section, RSM

5.30 pm

Close of meeting

 

Register now for this event on The Royal Society of Medicine website:

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