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Saturday, September 22

7:00 – 8:15 Meet the Professor Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 Plenary lecture

New understanding of phosphate metabolism

Chairmen: Myles Wolf & Mariano Rodriguez

Rajiv Kumar, USA

9:30 – 10:00 Coffee Break & Exhibition

10:00 – 12:00 Vascular calcification & vascular disease - Basic science session

Chairmen: Ravi Thadhani & Ziad A Massy

Cecilia M Giachelli, USA 
Signalling pathways in vascular calcification in CKD-MBD

Keith Hruska, USA
Bone morphogenetic proteins and vascular calcifications in CKD-MBD

Orson W Moe, USA
Klotho and vascular calcification

Ziad A. Massy, France
CaSR in vascular disease

10:00 – 12:00 Renal osteodystrophy - Clinical science session

Chairmen: Marianne Rix & Hartmut H Malluche

Mary B Leonard, USA
Bone quality in CKD-MBD

Hartmut H Malluche, USA
Renal osteodystrophy and osteoporosis - a complex clinical challenge

Susan Ott, USA
Bisphosphonates, teriparatide and denosumab in CKD-MBD

Grahame Elder, Australia
Calcitriol-independent effects of 25 (OH)D


 12:15 – 13:15 Industry Lunch Symposium             


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Calcium Use and the Precautionary Principle: Lessons from Nephrologists from General Population and Early CKD Studies

Chaired by Graham Elder, Australia

Learning Objectives: Reviewing the data on calcium intake in the normal population, and in so-called “at risk” populations such as osteoporosis; Recognizing the association of serum calcium with vascular disease; Reviewing recommendations for calcium intake in non-CKD populations; Review the impact of calcium intake on the CKD population

Speakers : Ian Reid, Australia Sharon M Moe, USA


13:15 – 14:45 Post Sessions & Break

14:45 – 16:45  Bone and kidney - Translational session

Chairmen: Makoto Kuro-o & John Cunningham

L Darryl Quarles, USA
Pkd1 localization to primary cilia in osteoblasts and osteocytes

Tobias Larsson, Sweden
FGF23, bone biology and cardiovascular disease

Pieter Evenepoel, Belgium
New factors in the crosswalk between bone and kidney in CKD and after renal transplantation

Adriana Dusso, Spain
Non-classical actions of vitamin D

16:45 – 17:15 Coffee Break & Exhibition

17:15 – 18:15  Plenary lecture

Regulation of PTH biosynthesis 

Chairmen: Adriana Dusso & Pierre D'Amour

Tally Naveh-Many, Israel

 18:15 – 20:00 Industry symposium

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Chaired by Keith Hruska, USA

Early phosphorus pathophysiology and the clinical consequences

Myles Wolf , USA

Not all phosphorus are created equal: The role of phosphorus additives in the western nutrition

Markus Ketteler, Germany

New alternatives in phosphorus management Rudolf Wüthrich, Switzerland

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