Can you do better than the experts in treating immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)? Using case-based vignettes, chairperson Siân Griffin, MD, PhD, and faculty members Jürgen Floege, MD, and Loreto Gesualdo, MD, will provide expert analysis regarding the value of lowering proteinuria and offer insights on applying clinical trial data to the unique challenges of managing advanced nephropathy. Learn how novel mechanisms, innovative treatments, and emerging data are achieving successful outcomes in patients with IgAN and FSGS.
13:30 - 14:30 CEST
IgAN Patient Case 1
IgAN Patient Case 2
IgAN Panel Discussion
FSGS Patient Case
Panel Discussion & Take-Home Messages
Question & Answer Session
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Siân Griffin, MD, PhD
Honorary Professor, Cardiff University
Department of Nephrology and Transplantation
University Hospital of Wales
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Consulting Fees: Alexion Pharma UK Ltd., Bayer, Eledon, Takeda, Travere
Jürgen Floege, MD
RWTH Aachen University Hospital
Consulting Fees: AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer, Calliditas, Novartis, Omeros, Travere, Vifor
Loreto Gesualdo, MD, FERA
Full Professor of Nephrology
University of Bari Aldo Moro
Research: Abionyx, Sanofi
Consulting Fees: AstraZeneca, Baxter, Chinook, Estor, GSK, Medtronic, Mundipharma, Novartis, Pharmadoc, Roche, Sandoz, Sanofi, Travere
Other: Astellas, AstraZeneca, Estor, Fresenius, Travere, Werfen
- Megan Clem has nothing to disclose
- Cindy Davidson has nothing to disclose
- Ann Early has nothing to disclose
- Kate Nagele has nothing to disclose
- Katie Sheridan, PhD, has nothing to disclose
After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
- Improve their diagnosis of immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)
- Discuss current treatment considerations of IgAN and FSGS
- Develop treatment plans to lower proteinuria in patients with IgAN and FSGS
- Review emerging treatment approaches for IgAN and FSGS
- Interpret emerging clinical trial data in IgAN and FSGS
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of nephrology healthcare professionals.
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