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Registration and Reception –  6:00 pm
Greetings and Introductions – 6:30 pm
Program and Dinner – 6:45 pm           

Four Interesting Case Presentations: Presentation of history and discussion of biopsy results, followed by a brief clinical discussion of each disorder

Program Co-Chairs and Moderators:
Alexandre S. Ackad, MD,  Clinical Associate Professor, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ; Chief, Division of Nephrology and Director, Dialysis Programs, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ
Robert S. Rigolosi, MD,  Director, Department of Medical Education, Director of Regional Hemodialysis Center, Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, NJ
Guest Faculty:
Surya V. Seshan, MD,  Chief, Renal Pathology, New York Presbyterian Hospital; Professor of Pathology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY
Glen S. Markowitz, MD,  Professor of Clinical Pathology & Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Learning Objectives
This session is aimed to identify clinical variabilities of disease processes and diagnostic pathologic findings of glomerular, tubulo-interstitial and vascular diseases in native and transplant kidney biopsies. Development of differential diagnoses of renal and multi-systemic diseases affecting the kidney, as well as new therapies and protocol, based on clinical and pathologic data will be discussed.

Accreditation Statement
The New York Society of Nephrology is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The NYSN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The NYSN relies upon invited faculty participants in its CME programs to provide educational information that is objective and as free of bias as possible. In this spirit, and in accordance with the guidelines of the program sponsor, faculty participants are expected to indicate any commercial relationship that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest.

This meeting is made possible through an educational grant from


Limited seating. Reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Please RSVP before March 20, 2009.

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