ASN Kidney Week Conference 2018 October 23 - 28th, 2018 | San Diego, CA

Three of our Scientific Leaders will be attending the ASN Kidney Week Conference.

  • Professor Vlado Perkovic
  • Associate Professor Meg Jardine
  • Associate Professor Martin Gallagher

Kidney Week provides attendees from across the globe opportunities to network, exchange knowledge and experiences within their fields, learn the latest scientific and medical advances, and listen to engaging and provocative discussions with leading experts in the field. Be sure to swing past our booth to learn more about the work we’ve done in renal clinical trials or to find out more information on our Scientific Leaders. Get in touch today at customerservice@georgeclinical.com

Please contact us to arrange a meeting with our scientific leaders or stop by Booth 807 in the exhibit hall to learn more about our work in the Asia-Pacific.

George Clinical's Scientific Leadership in Attendance

Martin holds positions as Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney, Associate Professor of Medicine at Concord Hospital Clinical School (part of the Sydney Medical School), Director of the Renal and Metabolic Division in the George Institute and a clinical nephrologist in the Renal Dept. at Concord Repatriation and General Hospital. He works extensively in the ANZ Society of Nephrology in renal guidelines and clinical policy.

Martin’s research interests include large scale clinical trials to explore ways to improve the outcomes of patients with kidney disease (esp. in the setting of acute kidney injury), extending the follow up of such clinical trials to understand the long-term effects of treatments, measurement of health systems and the means of applying research evidence into practice.

 

 

A/Prof Meg Jardine is a clinician researcher developing a program of research exploring the cardiovascular and other complications of chronic kidney disease and diabetes.

Dr. Jardine has worked as a Nephrologist in both the public and private sectors, where she directly manages chronic kidney disease and diabetes and their consequences for patients.

She is currently Deputy Director of the Renal & Metabolic Division at the George Institute for Global Health; Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney; and holds an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship. She has presented her work in late breaking and prize sessions of the World Congress of Nephrology and the Australasian Nephrology conference and has published in high impact journals. Dr. Jardine is collaborating on the development and delivery of other national and international trials investigating methods to mitigate the excess burden of cardiovascular disease and is Chair of the Australasian Kidney Trials Network Haemodialysis Working Group.

 

 

Vlado Perkovic, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FASN

  • Board Member, George Clinical
  • Dean of Medicine & Scientia Professor, UNSW

Vlado Perkovic is Dean of Medicine and Scientia Professor at UNSW, a Professorial Fellow at The George Institute, Australia, and a Staff Specialist in Nephrology at the Royal North Shore Hospital. His research focus is in clinical trials and epidemiology, in particular in preventing the progression of kidney disease and its complications. He leads several major international clinical trials, and serves on the Steering Committees of several others. He has been involved in developing Australian and global guidelines in kidney disease, cardiovascular risk assessment and blood pressure management.

Vlado holds a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Melbourne and completed his undergraduate training at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. He is Chair of the International Society of Nephrology Action for Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) group; and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and of the American Society of Nephrology

 

 

Event Location

San Diego Convention Center
West Harbor Drive,
San Diego, CA
United States

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