Nephrology meetings worldwide
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last update: 25 February 2001

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Meetings 2001

The 2nd International Congress on Immunointervention in Nephrology will be held May 24–26, 2001, in Chai Laguna (Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy). This meeting will focus on therapeutic strategies in kidney transplantation and glomerular diseases. The program will include lectures from invited international speakers, round tables, sessions of posters, and free communications. This meeting is intended to present an update of the emerging immunomodulating drugs and to discuss the best immunosuppressive strategies in kidney transplantation and primary glomerulonephritis. The deadline for abstracts is January 15, 2001. For further information, contact: Paolo Altieri, M.D., Dipartimento di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ospedale S. Michele, Via Peretti, 09134 Cagliari, Italy. Telephone and Fax: 39 070 542872 or 39 070 539491; E-mail: [email protected]

International meeting on Nutrition and Renal Diseases, Hotel Mayorazgo, Parana Entre Rios, Argentina, May 31th, June 1st, and 2nd 2001. For details please contact: Dr. Sergio Prudkin,  Corrientes 793,Parana, Entre Rios, Argentina. TE (540343)-4205000 /// FAX. (540343)-4205010, e-mail [email protected] or [email protected].

NephroAsia 2001. The National Kidney Foundation of Singapore (NKFS) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) will be holding an international nephrology meeting in Singapore – NephroAsia 2001 – from June 13 to 16, 2001. Theme: "Conquering Current Challenges in Nephrology", which emphasizes the equal importance of each relevant discipline of nephrology; namely physicians, nurses, technicians, psycho-social specialists, dieticians and industry leaders. For information please contact the NKFS at tel: (65) 3515 853, fax (65) 299 3164, or e-mail: [email protected]. Website:

IX Congress of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD 2001) will be held June 26–29, 2001, in Montr�al, Qu�bec, Canada. For further information, contact: ISPD 2001 Congress Secretariat, Events International Meeting Planners, Inc., Attn: Tiffany Pizioli, 759 Victoria Square, Suite 300, Montr�al, Qu�bec, Canada H2Y 2J7. Telephone: 514-286-0855; Fax: 514-286-6066; E-mail: [email protected]

The XXXIVth International Congress of Physiological Sciences, entitled "From Molecule to Malady" (a Congress of the International Union of Physiological Sciences) will be held August 26-September 1, 2001 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The congress will emphasize pathophysiology, particularly modern molecular approaches to integrative biology. For further information contact The Conference Company, P.O. Box 90-040, Auckland, New Zealand; Internet:

Cell & Molecular Biology of Membrane Transport Systems & Disorders, an official satellite meeting of the International Union of Physiological Sciences Congress 2001. Conference dates: Sunday 2 - September 5, 2001, Greenmount Beach Resort, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. This conference will focus on the latest discoveries on the function and regulation of membrane transporters/ion channels and their dysfunction leading to diseased states. The conference will include seminars by invited speakers, short communications and poster sessions, as well as social activities. Abstract submission deadline: 30 April 2001. For Abstract Submission and other details, please visit the website

18th National Congress of Nephrology, Hypertension, Dialysis and Transplantation of the Turkish Society of Nephrology (TSN) to be held on 5-9 September 2001 in Cappadocia, Turkey. On 5 September 2001, an Update Course on CAPD will take place headed by Professor Dimitri Oreopoulos and jointly organized by the TSN and the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD). The Congress itself will host together with prominent members of the Turkish nephrology and distinguished guests.The deadline for abstract submission for oral presentations and posters is 1 June 2001. Abstracts in English are welcome. Online abstract submission is provided. Website:

Fifth Congress of the Balkan Cities Association of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation and Artificial Organs (BANTAO)
, September 30 to October 3, 2001, Thessaloniki, Greece. The Scientific Program includes oral presentation sessions, poster sessions, State of the Art Seminars and Lectures, Lectures and Round Table discussions. For detailed information, please contact Dr. Charalambos P. Stathakis, MD, President 5th BANTAO Congress, Division of Nephrology "Gr. Vosnides", Laiko General Hospital, 17, Agiou Thoma Str., 115 27 Athens, Greece, Tel/Fax: +30 1 778 0886, e-mail: [email protected]

Renal disease in racial and ethnic minority groups will be held, under the auspices of the American Society of Nephrology and the International Society of Nephrology, at the Eldorado Hotel, Santa Fe, New Mexico on the 19-20 October 2001. The meeting will address the following issues: the current status of renal disease in minority groups around the world: the pathophsiology and aetiology of renal disease in these groups, with especial reference to diabetes, hypertension, infection and the fetal origins of disease: screening techniques: disease registration and prevention strategies: dialysis and renal transplantation: health economics, health plolicy, and funding issues: consensus on future priorities. Posters are welcomed and will be displayed concomitantly. Barry Brenner is the president of the meeting and John Dirks the chairman. For further details, please contact Dr David Pugsley, Program Director, Renal Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 28 Woodville Rd. Woodville, South Australia 5011, AUSTRALIA.  Fax 61 8 8222 6026 email: [email protected]

The 2nd International Congress On Immunosuppression will be held at the San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina. San Diego, California, USA, on December 6-8, 2001. The Congress is designed for physicians, surgeons, researchers, molecular biologists/immunologists, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals in the field of solid organ transplantation and immunosuppression. The scientific program includes oral presentation sessions, poster sessions as well as lectures and controversies sessions given by invited experts from around the world. Excellence awards will be awarded to the most exceptional and highly relevant poster and oral presentations submitted by health professionals in training in each category (ie, basic science, heart and lung, kidey, liver, pancreas, small bowel). Deadline for electronic abstract submission is September 2. Deadline for paper abstract submission is August 25. For more information, visit or contact Kimberly E. Zavetz, Professional Postgraduate Services, 400 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ 07094, phone (201)-271-6094, fax(201)-617-7546, e-mail [email protected]. Website:

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last update: 08 May 2001