Nephrology & Urology Organizing Committee

Dr. Simon Allen

Director of Fine Treatment, United Kingdom
Fine Treatment, United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Biography: Dr. Allen obtained PhD in Medicine in 1978. For many years he was trea ReadMore...

Research Interest: chronic internal diseases.

Tong Wang

co-Director of the Renal Physiology Core in the George M O'Brien Kidney Center at Yale University
Yale University School of Medicine
USA

Biography: Tong Wang completed her M.D. and clinical trainings at Beijing Univers ReadMore...

Research Interest: Renal Physiology , Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Riitta Lassila

CSO in Aplagon Oy
Helsinki University
Finland

Biography: Riitta Lassila has completed her MD in 1983 from Helsinki University, ReadMore...

Research Interest: Coagulation Medicine

Mark Segal

Dr
University of Florida
USA

Biography: Dr. Segal received a B.S. degree in Biology from MIT in 1984. As an u ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Segal's research focuses on the mechanisms of the increa ReadMore...

Norris Stanley Nahman

Professor
Medical College of Georgia-Augusta University
USA

Biography: In 1987 Dr. Nahman joined the faculty at Ohio State after completing h ReadMore...

Research Interest: Kidney Transplantation, Haemodialysis, Translational Medicin ReadMore...

Vladimirs Strazdins

Head of Nephrology
Medical Society Gailezers Ltd.
Latvia

Biography: Vladimirs Strazdins graduated from Riga Medical Institute in 1977 (now ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dialysis and urinary tract infections

Zhen Su

Professor
Wenzhou Medical University
China

Biography: Dr. Zhen Su has completed her MD at the age of 25 years from Wenzhou M ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephropathy, Dialysis

Waldo Concepcion

Professor
Stanford University
USA

Biography: Waldo Concepcion, MD, FACS, is a Professor of Pediatric Nephrology and ReadMore...

Research Interest: Multi-Organ Transplantion (Kidney Transplantation, Pediatric ReadMore...

Maria Hernandez-Fuentes

Head of Translational Biology for Immunology
UCB Celltech
UK

Biography: Maria Hernandez-Fuentes studied Medicine at Universidad Complutense an ReadMore...

Research Interest: Quantifying alloimmune responses and immune monitoring in ki ReadMore...

David Tovbin

Head of Nephrology
Emek Medical Center
Israel

Biography: Dr. David Tovbin has completed his MD at the Hebrew University School ReadMore...

Research Interest: Acid-base status, anemia and iron deficency correction in he ReadMore...

Wioletta Dziubek-Rogowska

Head of the Scientific Research Laboratory
University School of Physical Education
Poland

Biography: Wioletta Dziubek-Rogowska completed her Master of Physiotherapy at Uni ReadMore...

Research Interest: End Stage Renal Disease and Dialysis

Dario Xavier Jimenez Acosta

Professor
Central University of Ecuador
Ecuador

Biography: Dario Xavier Jimenez Acosta MD. Nephrologist Born in 1977, October 03. ReadMore...

Research Interest: Hemodialysis and Kidney Transplantation

Gakuru Macharia

Director - Founder Kidney Research Kenya
Kidney Research Kenya
United Kingdom

Biography: Gakuru Macharia is the Founder Kidney Research Kenya (KRK) KRK has be ReadMore...

Research Interest: Kidney Transplantation and Organ Donation, Dialysis

Boris Iliev BOGOV

Chief of the Clinic of Nephrology
Medical University
Sofia

Biography: Professor Bogov is an active investigator in clinical trials related t ReadMore...

Research Interest: Immune nephropathy, renal amyloidosis, treatment end diagn ReadMore...

Josep M. Campistol

General Director
Nephrology Department of the University of Barcelona.
Spain

Biography: Josep M. Campistol is currently the General Director of the Hospital C ReadMore...

Research Interest: use of new immunosuppressive regimens in renal transplantati ReadMore...

Adel E. Berbari

Professor
American University School of Medicine
Lebanon

Biography: Adel E. Berbari received his MD from the American University of Beirut ReadMore...

Research Interest: 1) hypertensive disorders, 2) role of chronic kidney disease ReadMore...

Osama Ibrahim Mohammed El Shahat

Head of Nephrology
New Mansoura General Hospital
Egypt

Biography: • Osama Ibrahim is currently the Head of Nephrology department at Ne ReadMore...

Research Interest: Interested in continuous medical education specially( CME ) ReadMore...

SAID Sayed Khamis

Professor
Menofyia University Hospitals
Egypt

Biography: SAID S Khamis is currently the Consultant Nephrologist in the Menofyia ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Dr. Tetsuhiro Tanaka

Professor
University of Tokyo School of Medicine
Japan

Biography: Tetsuhiro Tanaka is a current employee at the Division of Nephrology a ReadMore...

Research Interest: Role of chronic hypoxia and hypoxia-inducible gene transcrip ReadMore...

Lavinia-Oltița Brătescu

chief physician
Diaverum Morarilor Nephrology and Dialysis Medical Centre,
Romania

Biography: Lavinia-Oltița Brătescu completed her Graduation at University of Me ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology and Dialysis

SAMRA ABOUCHACRA

Director
Tawam Hospital
UAE

Biography: Dr. Abouchacra completed her Residency Training Program in Internal Me ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Ajdinovic Boris

Professor
Military Medical Academy
Serbia

Biography: The head of Institute for the Nuclear Medicine, Military Medical Acade ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nuclear medicine

Elisa Mieko Suemitsu Higa

Professor
Universidade Federal de São Paulo
Brazil

Biography: Professor Elisa Mieko Suemitsu Higa has graduated from Medical School ReadMore...

Research Interest: nephrotoxicity

Dr. Abdelrahman Nimeri

Professor
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
UAE

Biography: Dr.Abdelrahman Nimeri is head of the Division of General, Thoracic, & ReadMore...

Research Interest: Surgery

Krishan Lal Gupta

Professor
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
India

Biography: Dr. K.L Gupta is the Chief of Nephrology in the premier Medical Instit ReadMore...

Research Interest: He has interest in the area of fungal infections of the nati ReadMore...

R G Singh

Professor
Banaras Hindu University
India

Biography: R.G. Singh after doing his MD in Medicine and DM in Nephrology in 1982 ReadMore...

Research Interest: NEPHROLOGY

Mianzhi Zhang

Professor
Tianjin GongAn Hospital, Tianjin, China
China

Biography: Mianzhi Zhang has completed hisMD from Hebei MedicalUniversity. He has ReadMore...

Research Interest: Kidney

Sami Hayek

Professor
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Urology Department.
United Kingdom

Biography: Sami has been trained at St Georges’ Hospital Medical School in Lond ReadMore...

Research Interest: Urology

Robert HJ Beelen

Professor
VU University Medical Center
Netherlands

Biography: Rober Beelen has completed his PhD cum laude at the age of 30 years ReadMore...

Research Interest: Peritoneal dialysis

Thomas A Golper

Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville
United States

Biography: Dr. Golper has been practicing nephrology since 1978, and since 1999 a ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology and Hypertension

Xiong Ruan

Director and Professor of Centre for Nephrology
Shenzhen University
United Kingdom

Biography: Dr Xiong Z. Ruan leads a research laboratory in UCL Centre for Nephrol ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Michelle James

Clinical Director
University of Minnesota Health
USA

Biography: Michelle James has completed her Masters in Science in Nursing at the ReadMore...

Research Interest: Transplantation

Rula Abdul Rahman

Case Manager and Clinical Supervisor
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital
United States

Biography: Dr. Rula Abdulrahman graduated from the University of Baghdad, School ReadMore...

Research Interest: Hemodialysis

Xiu-Wu Han

Director of Department of Urology
Beijing Chaoyang Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University(western campus)
China

Biography: Xiu-Wu Han has completed his PhD from Capital Medical University, Beij ReadMore...

Research Interest: Kidney Transplantation

Arduino Arduini

Founder and Director
University of Chieti-Pescara
Switzerland

Biography: Graduated in Medicine cum laude (1980) at University of “G. D’Annu ReadMore...

Research Interest: Kidney Treatment

Nikola M. Pavlovic

Professor
Serbian Medical Society
Serbia

Biography: Nikola M. Pavlovic graduated in 1974 at the Medical Faculty, Universit ReadMore...

Research Interest: Kidney Diseases

Simon Allen

Director
Fine Treatment
UK

Biography: Dr. Allen obtained a PhD in Medicine in 1978. For over 14 years, he wo ReadMore...

Research Interest: Fine Treatment

Aleksandr Vasilyev

Professor
New York Institute of Technology
USA

Biography: Dr. Vasilyev received his Ph. D. (2001) and M.D. (2004) degrees from R ReadMore...

Research Interest: zebrafish to study kidney development and regeneration.

Jia L. Zhuo

Director
University of Mississippi Medical Center
USA

Biography: Jia L. Zhuo, M.D., Ph.D. is a Tenured Full Professor and the Director ReadMore...

Research Interest: His research is currently supported by grants from National ReadMore...

Leonardo Spatola

Professor
Humanitas University
Italy

Biography: Leonardo Spatola got Medical Degree cum magna laude in 25th march 2009 ReadMore...

Research Interest: He is first author of several works indexed in Pubmed/Medlin ReadMore...

Takeo Ishii

Co-director
Yokohama Daiichi Hospital
Japan

Biography: Takeo Ishii has completed his PhD at the age of 28 years from Jikei Un ReadMore...

Research Interest: He is also a reserch fellow of Department of Medical Science ReadMore...

Hesham Mohamed hussien abdelkawy Hassan

Professor
DaVita
Saudi Arabia

Biography: I am an Egyptian physician, Cairo University (M.D., 1994),Master in Ne ReadMore...

Research Interest: Master in Nephrology and renal dialysis

Lavinia-Oltita Bratescu

chief physician
Diaverum Morarilor Nephrology and Dialysis Medical Centre,
Romania

Biography: Lavinia-Oltita Bratescu graduated from University of Medicine and Phar ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology and Dialysis

Daniel Batlle

Professor
Northwestern University Feinberg University School of Medicine
USA

Biography: Dr. Daniel Batlle received his MD from the University of Barcelona, Sp ReadMore...

Research Interest: Renin angiotensin system as it relates to hypertension and d ReadMore...

Xiong Ruan

Professor
University College London
UK

Biography: Dr Xiong Z. Ruan leads a research laboratory in UCL Centre for Nephrol ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology and Urology

Xiu-Wu Han

Professor
Beijing Chaoyang Hospital
China

Biography: Xiu-Wu Han has completed his PhD from Capital Medical University, Beij ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Himansu Sekhar Mahapatra

Professor
Dr R.M.l.Hospital
India

Biography: Prof. Himansu Sekhar Mahapatra has completed his DM (Nephrology) from ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Sudhaharan Sivathasan

Consultant Physician and Nephrologist
Tuanku Ja’afar General Hospital, Malaysia
Malaysia

Biography: Dr Sudhaharan Sivathasan is a Consultant Physician and Nephrologist at ReadMore...

Research Interest: URO-NEPHROLOGY

Ronald Villota

Professor
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center , USA
USA

Biography: Ronald has completed his MSN at the Kean University, New Jersey USA ReadMore...

Research Interest: Hemodialysis

Gakuru Macharia

Director - Founder Kidney Research Kenya
Kidney Research Kenya
United Kingdom

Biography: Gakuru Macharia is the Founder Kidney Research Kenya (KRK) KRK has be ReadMore...

Research Interest: Kidney Transplantation and Organ Donation, Dialysis

Boris Iliev BOGOV

Chief of the Clinic of Nephrology
Medical University
Sofia

Biography: Professor Bogov is an active investigator in clinical trials related t ReadMore...

Research Interest: Immune nephropathy, renal amyloidosis, treatment end diagn ReadMore...

Josep M. Campistol

General Director
Nephrology Department of the University of Barcelona.
Spain

Biography: Josep M. Campistol is currently the General Director of the Hospital C ReadMore...

Research Interest: use of new immunosuppressive regimens in renal transplantati ReadMore...

Adel E. Berbari

Professor
American University School of Medicine
Lebanon

Biography: Adel E. Berbari received his MD from the American University of Beirut ReadMore...

Research Interest: 1) hypertensive disorders, 2) role of chronic kidney disease ReadMore...

Osama Ibrahim Mohammed El Shahat

Head of Nephrology
New Mansoura General Hospital
Egypt

Biography: • Osama Ibrahim is currently the Head of Nephrology department at Ne ReadMore...

Research Interest: Interested in continuous medical education specially( CME ) ReadMore...

SAID Sayed Khamis

Professor
Menofyia University Hospitals
Egypt

Biography: SAID S Khamis is currently the Consultant Nephrologist in the Menofyia ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Dr. Tetsuhiro Tanaka

Professor
University of Tokyo School of Medicine
Japan

Biography: Tetsuhiro Tanaka is a current employee at the Division of Nephrology a ReadMore...

Research Interest: Role of chronic hypoxia and hypoxia-inducible gene transcrip ReadMore...

Lavinia-Oltița Brătescu

chief physician
Diaverum Morarilor Nephrology and Dialysis Medical Centre,
Romania

Biography: Lavinia-Oltița Brătescu completed her Graduation at University of Me ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology and Dialysis

Vladimirs Strazdins

Head of Nephrology
Medical Society Gailezers Ltd.,
Latvia

Biography: Vladimirs Strazdins graduated from Riga Medical Institute in 1977 (now ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dialysis and urinary tract infections

Petra Reinke

Professor
Charité - Universitätsmedizin
Germany

Biography: Prof. Petra Reinke is Nephrologist / Clinical Scientist - scientific ReadMore...

Research Interest: Transplantation medicine

Thomas Ryzlewicz

Senior Nephrologist
Free University of Berlin
Germany

Biography: Thomas Ryzlewicz has completed his PhD from Free University in Berlin ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dialysis, Kidney Transplantation

Kathe B Meyer

Transplant Coordinator
Oslo University Hospital
Norway

Biography: Käthe B Meyer completed her Master’s and is currently completing he ReadMore...

Research Interest: Transplantation and Kidney diseases

Amit Gupta

Professor
Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences
India

Biography: Dr. Amit Gupta is currently working as a Professor of Nephrology, Sanj ReadMore...

Research Interest: Peritoneal Dialysis and Renal transplantation

Donald silverberg

Senior Nephrologist
Tel Aviv University
Israel

Biography: Donald Silverberg Graduated from Medical School University of Manitoba ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Bruce Hendry

President of Uk renal association
The Uk Renal Association
UK

Biography: Bruce Hendry is President of the UK Renal Association and Emeritus Pro ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Pearl Pai

Chief of Nephrologist
The University of Hong Kong
China

Biography: Dr Pearl Pai qualified from the University of Aberdeen, UK, and receiv ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dialysis

Phuong Thu Pham

Professor
University of California
USA

Biography: huong-Thu Pham is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Outpatient S ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nephrology

Levent Yucetin

Director
Antalya Medicalpark Hospital Complex Transplant Center
Turkey

Biography: Levent Yucetin is the director of Antalya Medicalpark Transplant Cente ReadMore...

Research Interest: kidney transplantation

Kveta Blahova

Associate Professor
Charles University
Czech Republic

Biography: Květa Bláhová is an Associate Professor in Dpt of Pediatrics at Cha ReadMore...

Research Interest: Chronic peritoneal dialysis, End-stage renal disease