Venue:  Department of Pathology and Experimental Cancer Research
Semmelweis University
1085 Budapest, Üllői út 26.

26 August (Monday)

08:00-08:30 Registration
08:30-09:00 Opening ceremony
László Rosivall, Hungary
09:00-09:45 Genetic basis of hypertension
Friedrich C. Luft, Germany
09:45-10:30 Hypertension in CKD: A Clinician’s Guide to Treatment Targets
Csaba Kövesdy, USA
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-11:30 Is salt-sensitive blood pressure increase caused by extracellular volume
Jens M. Titze, Singapore
11:30-12:15 The adrenal hormonal response to increased salt intake
Jens M. Titze, Singapore
12:15-12:45 Interesting clinical cases (1)
Friedrich C. Luft, Germany
12:45-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:15 Interesting clinical cases (2)
Friedrich C. Luft, Germany
14:15-15:00 SGLT2 inhibitors – neither natriuretic, nor diuretic
Jens M. Titze, Singapore
15:00-15:45 What is aestivation metabolism?
Jens M. Titze, Singapore
15:45-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:45 Development of nucleoside-modified mRNA lipid nanoparticle vaccines: the history
Norbert Pardi, USA
16:45-17:30 Lipid nanoparticles: mRNA carriers and potent vaccine adjuvants
Norbert Pardi, USA
19:00-22:00 Dinner and the 8th Renal Wine Competition – Meet the Professors
Special Dishes with Selected Quality Wines from the Best Known Hungarian Cellars
  Elaboration and Presentation of Hungarian Wines
Ernő Péter Botos, Hungary


27 August (Tuesday)

08:30-09:15 Intravital imaging of glomerular pathobiology
Janos Peti-Peterdi, USA
09:15-10:00 Kidney-brain axis and cognitive impairment in CKD
Georgina Gyarmati, USA
10:00-10:45 New mechanisms in kidney tissue regeneration
Janos Peti-Peterdi, USA
10:45-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:45 Cardiorenal Protection in 2024: An Update on the Latest and Greatest for Clinicians
Csaba Kövesdy, USA
11:45-12:30 Diabetic nephropathy
Katalin Susztak, USA
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:15 Genetics in chronic kidney disease
Katalin Susztak, USA
14:15-15:00 APOL1 in chronic kidney disease
Katalin Susztak, USA
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:15 Bias and confounding – how they affect study results and what you can do about them
Kitty J. Jager, The Netherland
16:15-17:00 The art (and joy!) of scientific writing
Kitty J. Jager, The Netherlands
17:00-17:30 Visit of the Historical Building of the Semmelweis University
19:00-21:00 “MEET THE PROFESSORS AND BUDAPEST” – Boat tour on the Danube


28 August (Wednesday)

08:30-09:15 Renovascular diseases: current recommendations
Peter Studinger, Hungary      
09:15-10:00 The role of the exocyst in ciliogenesis, cystogenesis, and polycystic kidney disease
Josh Lipschutz, USA
10:00-10:45 ADPKD – genetics, diagnostics and prognostic models
Albert Ong, UK
10:45-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-12:00 ADPKD – treatment and management
Albert Ong, UK
12:00-12:45 β2-adrenergic receptor agonists as a treatment for diabetic nephropathy
Josh Lipschutz, USA
12:45-13:45 Lunch
13:45-17:00 Sightseeing tour, visit of Parliament
Official ID card with photo (or passport) is required.


29 August (Thursday)

08:30-09:15 HBV, HCV, HIV and Kidney Transplantation
Simin Goral, USA
09:15-10:00 Kidney Transplantation and Pregnancy
Simin Goral, USA
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:15 Management of a Recipient with a Failed Kidney Transplant
Simin Goral, USA
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:45 Molecular assessment of kidney allografts in a daily routine
Ondrej Viklicky, Czechia
13:45-14:30 How to overcome ABO and HLA barrier in living donor kidney transplantation
Ondrej Viklicky, Czechia
14:30-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-15:45 Renal amyloidosis
Eva Honsova, Czechia
15:45-16:30 Differential diagnosis of intratubular casts (practical approach)
Eva Honsova, Czechia
16:30-17:30 Poster discussion
19:00-21:00 Farewell dinner


30 August (Friday)

09:00-09:45 New mechanisms and therapeutic options for renal fibrosis – what have we learnt from our research?
Gábor Kökény, Hungary
09:45-10:30 Signaling pathways in crescentic glomerulonephritis
Attila Mócsai, Hungary
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:45 A year in a review – Highlights in clinical nephrology
András Tislér, Hungary
11:45-12:30 Test
12:30-13:15 Lunch
13:15-13:45 ERA Young Nephrologists’ Platform
Safak Mirioglu, Turkey
13:45-14:45 Hungarian Young Nephrologists’ Platform
14:45-15:00 Concluding remarks
László Rosivall, Hungary