NxStage from Fresenius Medical Care

Fresenius Medical Care is the leader in Home Dialysis. We are the only business enabling all modalities of home dialysis with our portfolio of Home Hemodialysis(HHD) and Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) systems. Our Smart. Simple. Solution expands treatment options for clinicians, all while enhancing patient freedom and fulfillment. We are committed to innovating Home Dialysis Solutions that benefit patients, care partners, health care professionals (HCPs), and society.

website: www.nxstage.com

Outset Medical

Outset Medical is a medical technology company pioneering a first-of-its-kind technology to reduce the cost and complexity of dialysis. The Tablo Hemodialysis System is an enterprise solution approved for use across the entire continuum of care — from hospital to home, allowing dialysis to be delivered anytime, anywhere, by anyone.

website: outsetmedical.com


NephU – Through increased awareness, collaboration, and information-sharing, our mission is to improve the future outcomes for individuals with kidney disease and other related conditions. NephU offers your organization private, in-person and virtual educational programs on a range of kidney health topics. future outcomes for individuals with kidney disease and other related conditions.

website: https://nephu.org/

Vifor Pharma

Vifor Pharma Group is a global pharmaceutical company. It aims to become the global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology, and cardio-renal therapies. The company is the partner of choice for pharmaceuticals and innovative patient-focused solutions. Vifor Pharma Group strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases lead better, healthier lives.

website: https://www.viforpharma.com/

Fellows Forum

Fellows Forum

4:00-6:00 pm

Moderator:  Shweta Bansal, MD

Judges: Finnian R. McCausland, MD, Shweta Bansal, MD, Nupur Gupta, MD

4:00-4:10              Introduction

4:10-4:20            Miraculous Recovery of Kidney Function after 16 Months of Dialysis – Hanny Sawaf, MD

4:20-4:25              Questions

4:25-4:35            Peritoneal Dialysis Related Encapsulating Sclerosing Peritonitis – Amara Sarwal, MD

4:35-4:40              Questions

4:40-4:50              A Rare Case of Bacterial Peritonitis Caused by Ralstonia Mannitolilytica in an Adult Peritoneal Dialysis Patient – Litty Thomas, MD

4:50-4:55              Questions

4:55-5:05              Guillain-Barre Syndrome Following COVID-19 in a Patient on Peritoneal Dialysis – Victor Canela, MD

5:05-5:10              Questions

5:10-5:15            All In One – Rapid Progression of Diabetic Nephropathy, Access Problems in the Form of CRBSI, Fibrin Sheath and Thrombosis of Catheter Tip, Primary Failure of AV Fistulae – Chilaka Rajesh, MD

5:15-5:20              Questions

5:20-5:30              Clinical Challenges to Prescribe Effective Hemodialysis in a Patient with Advance Liver Cirrhosis – Manoj Datta, MD  

5:30-5:35            Questions

5:35-5:45              Judges Convene

5:45                        Announce Winner/Adjourn

Akebia Therapeutics

Founded in 2007, Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company with the purpose to better the lives of people impacted by kidney disease. As a leader in the renal community, we leverage scientific expertise and commercial capabilities to deliver unique therapeutics to address the complications of kidney disease.   We are located in the biotech hub of Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where we are inspired by our peers and dedicated to working with our partners, patients, advocacy organizations and the broader renal community. We have both a commercially available product, and a late-stage candidate for the potential treatment of anemia due to CKD.

website: https://www.akebia.com/