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WKRU Annual meeting 2017

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Life Sciences Hub Wales

3 Assembly square

Cardiff

CF10 4PL

United Kingdom

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Dear All,

This year annual meeting will be held at the Life Sciences Hub in Cardiff and registraton is now open (close on 22/11/17).


09.00 Registration and refreshments

Updates from the Centres

09.15 – 09.35 Fundamental research update. Professor Donald Fraser

09.35 – 09.45 Database update. Dr James Chess, Swansea

09.45 – 09.55 Wales clinical trials. Dr Sian Griffin, Cardiff

09.55 – 10.15 Integrating Social Care Research. Professor Jane Noyes, Bangor

WKRU Research projects (Lab projects/ clinical trials)

10.15 – 10.30 Dr Sian Griffin/Helen Williams – ‘Improving Transplant Opportunities for Patients who are Sensitised’

10.30 – 10.45 Dr Usman Khalid – ‘Role of microRNAs in Kidney Ischaemia Reperfusion Injury in the context of transplantation’

11.00 Coffee break

WKRU Research projects (Lab projects/ clinical trials)

11.30 – 11.45 Amy Brook – 'microRNAs as Biomarkers of infection in PD’

11.45 – 12.00 Dr Anne-Catherine Raby 'Membrane fibrosis in peritoneal dialysis: underlying mechanisms and a novel therapeutic strategy'

12.00 – 12.15 Dr Jessica Baillie – ‘Knowledge and experience of peritonitis amongst patients and their families’

12.15 – 12.30 Dr Lucy Newbury – 'microRNAs as Biomarkers in AKI’

12.30 – 13.45 Lunch & Posters

13.45 – 14.10 Renal Clinical Trials in the UK Professor Phil Kalra

14.10 – 15.30 Workshop: Future Research Ideas including The brain and mental health in kidney disease

Dr Gareth Roberts – 'What factors drive treatment choice in pre dialysis patients?’ (Research proposal)

Dr Jennifer Cooney’s – ‘Development and Implementation of Renal Exercise Prescription Packs (REPPs) to Renal Units in Wales’ (Research proposal)

Dr Jamie Macdonald – ‘Vessel health in chronic kidney disease: implications for disease progression and vascular access (Research proposal)

Dr Peter Hobson – 'End Stage Renal disease Cognitive study' (Research proposal)

Professor Donald Fraser – Cognitive impairment

Professor Nigel Williams – 'Can genetics inform our understanding of risk to Chronic Kidney Disease?' Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences

15.30 – 16.00 Questions and Discussion

Poster Prize Award followed by wine and nibbles

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There will be a chance for students to publicise their work in a poster session with a £100 prize for the best presentation.

You can download the form here: http://kidneyresearchunit.wales/en/news-and-events.htm?eventid=40 – submission deadline November 22th.

If you have any questions, please contact Glyn (MorrisNG@cardiff.ac.uk).


For more information about WKRU, please go to http://kidneyresearchunit.wales/en/index.htm


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Life Sciences Hub Wales

3 Assembly square

Cardiff

CF10 4PL

United Kingdom

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