Live Webinars to Week ending 1 August

All times Mauritius Time

The Critical Role of Genetics in Kidney Disease — Not Just in Rare Kidney Diseases

30th Jul 2020 at 19:00 – 20:00


What is the role of genomics in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of kidney disease? Hear evidence on the genetic contribution in kidney diseases, moving beyond proof of concept to learn the utility of genomics in dissecting renal physiology, pathomechanisms, kidney disease risk prognostication and stratification, and management.

Join Dr Ali Gharavi, Professor of Medicine & Chief, Division of Nephrology, Columbia University and Dr Anna Köttgen, Full Professor and Director of the Institute of Genetic Epidemiology, University of Freiburg, Germany, for two presentations:

“Innovations in Genetic Diagnostics and Testing in Nephrology” and “Current Landscape of Genetic Studies of the Kidney.”

Attendees of this 55-minute webinar will:

  • Learn about the current landscape of genetics in CKD
  • Further understand the role of polygenic risk scores in kidney disease diagnosis and stratification
  • Hear about the latest innovations in genetic diagnostics
  • Examine genetic testing in nephrology and its role in precision medicine

RA-BRS webinar: clinical practice guidelines

30th Jul 2020 at 19:00 – 20:00

From the Renal Association/British Renal Society. This live webinar will start with an overview of the work of the RA/BRS Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee.  There will then be presentations by authors of four major guidelines published in the last year. These are acute kidney injury (AKI), haemodialysis, pregnancy & renal disease and hyperkalaemia.  New or controversial recommendations in each of the guidelines will be highlighted.

Chairs: Dr Mike Robson and Katie Fielding

  • Introduction
  • Acute kidney injury – Dr Suren Kanagasundaram
  • Hyperkalaemia (awaiting publication) – Dr Annette Alfonzo
  • Pregnancy and renal disease – Dr Kate Wiles
  • Haemodialysis – Dr Damian Ashby

Behavioural Sleep Medicine BSM Seminar Series

Information page on University of Arizona page on how to join.

Models of the Etiology and Pathophysiology of Insomnia

Michael Perlis, PhDAssociate Professor of PsychiatryDirector of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine ProgramPerelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 20:00

Mindfulness-Based Approaches to Insomnia

Jason Ong, PhDAssociate Professor of Neurology (Sleep Medicine)Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

ISN-Indian Society of Nephrology Webinar: AKI

31st Jul 2020 at 17:00 – 18:00

Live: Demistifying Clinical Trials in Oncology

31st Jul 2020 at 18:00 – 19:00

Clinical Trials: Truth and Fallacies

In India, where most medical expenditure is out of pocket, how can we ensure effective policy, trials and good outcomes?If these questions resonate with you, join us for an enlightening and enriching webinar by Dr. Vinay Prasad; internationally renowned Hemato-oncologist, associate professor at University of California San Francico, author, teacher and voice for ethical, quality healthcare on 31st July.

Novartis Webinar: Ophthalmology and Neurology

Common eye disease and Covid-19 Early diagnosis of multiple sclerosis

31st Jul 2020 at 20:00 – 21:00

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