Bray Room at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
This symposium is organized by the Harvard Center for Polycystic Kidney Disease Research (Director, Jing Zhou). The Symposium will provide updates on the most recent advances in the cilia-PKD field and progresses made by members of the PKD Center at several Harvard Institutions in the past year and other distinguished investigators of the field.
The symposium will focus on the molecular mechanisms underlying PKD. Topics covered:
- New insights into ciliogenesis
- Latest insights into ciliary transport
- Ciliogenesis and ciliary signaling
- Polycystins and cilia
- Role of cilia in ARPKD
- Mitochondria and TSC
- ADPKD signaling pathways
- Making kidney tubules
- Modulating protein folding
- Update on latest trials in PKD
- and more
Here is the link to this year’s program. Please visit back for more updates. For the scientific program of previous years, please scroll down.
If you have suggestions about the symposium, please contact the organizer, Dr. Zhou.
All undergraduate, graduate students, medical students, residents, clinical and research fellows, physicians and basic science faculty members who are interested in kidney disease, cilia or epithelial biology would benefit from attending this conference.
PKD Walk 2017
PKD Center participated in the annual PKD Walk organized by The PKD Foundation, the only organization in the U.S. solely dedicated to finding treatments and a cure for PKD to improve the lives of those it affects. The event was organized on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 at Artesani Park, 1255 Soldier’s Field Road, Brighton, MA 02135.
The 12th PKD Symposium Thursday, May 23 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Symposium Flyer | Invitation Letter
Dr. Friedhelm Hildebrandt for receiving the 2017 Alfred N. Richards Award from the ISN!
The 11th PKD Symposium Thursday, May 17 2017, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The 10th PKD Symposium Monday, May 8, 2017. 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The 9th PKD Symposium Friday, May 27, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
PKD Walk. Sunday, September 20, 2015
Dr. Joseph Bonventre has been chosen to join the National Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Advisory Council (NDDKAC)
Vicente Torres and Jing Zhou recognized for advancing critical insight into polycystic kidney disease through research of excellence
Prize winners announced at ISN’s World Congress of Nephrology
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