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Sampson Lab Hits ASN Kidney Week 2017 in NOLA

posted Aug 14, 2017, 10:51 AM by Kalyn Yasutake   [ updated Aug 14, 2017, 10:56 AM ]

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2017 Annual Meeting has accepted 4 abstracts from Sampson Lab projects! Taking place in New Orleans from October 31 to November 5, we will be presenting both oral presentations and abstracts of the different projects we have been working on this year. Dates, primary authors, and topics are:

Friday, November 3
Session Title: Genetically-Defined Kidney Diseases: From Variant Calling to Treatment
Time: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Dr. Chris Gillies, PhD: Oral presentation of  "The multi-phenotype derived Nephrotic Syndrome Severity (NS2) score empowers genomic discovery" 
  • Rose Putler, MS: Oral presentation of  "Glomerular & tubulointerstitial eQTLs of patients with nephrotic syndrome" 
Saturday, November 4
Session Title: Noncystic Mendelian Diseases
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Dr. Damian Fermin PhD: Poster Session of  "APOL1 glomerular transcriptional networks in non-black FSGS patients" 
Saturday, November 4
Session Title: CKD: Risk Factors for Incidence and Progression - III 
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Kalyn Yasutake, MPH: Poster Session of  "Impact of intrarenal and circulating APOL1 expression levels on phenotypes in nephrotic syndrome" 

Stay tuned for updates and come see our work and beautiful city of New Orleans!