2017 Annual Meeting

Renal Pathology Society

March 5 2017, 8:30am to 12:00pm


Renal Pathology Society

Update on Hereditary Nephropathies

Sunday, March 5, 2017
8:30 AM 12:00 PM
CC 303 AB


Session Credits: 3 CME and 3 SAMs


Moderators: Mariam Priya Alexander, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Leal C. Herlitz, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Course Description:
The 2017 Renal Pathology Society Companion meeting will focus on providing updated, clinically relevant information on the hereditary nephropathies that are encountered by practicing renal pathologists. Specific areas of focus will include APOL1 nephropathy, Hereditary nephropathy with FSGS, Nephronophthisis/Medullary cystic kidney disease and potential therapeutic targets in Alport syndrome.

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the morphologic characteristics of different hereditary nephropathies
  • Identify the risk factors, clinicopathologic characteristics and pathophysiology of hereditary nephropathies
  • Measure therapeutic targets in Alport Syndrome


8:30 AM

APOL 1 Nephropathy
Jeffrey B. Kopp, MD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

9:15 AM

Hereditary Nephropathy with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis(FSGS)
Joseph P. Gaut, MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO

10:00 AM


10:30 AM

Nephronophthisis Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
Stephen Bonsib, MD, MS, NephroPath/Arkana Laboratories, Little Rock, AR

11:15 AM

Therapeutic Targets in Alport Syndrome
Jeffrey H. Miner, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO


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