TRENAL Summer School 2016
6-9 July 2016, Erlangen

From Physiology to Clinical Application · 6th—9th July 2016 · Erlangen, Germany



5th July 2016 · Tuesday

Informal evening get-together

6th July 2016 · Wednesday

Module 1:

Primer In Renal Physiology

Chairs: M.Bleich (CAU Kiel, GER) & M.Fromm (FAU, GER)

Registration and welcome

An overview of the nephron
Mathew Bailey (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)

Glomerular Filtration
Shuta Ishibe (Yale University, U.S.A.)

Sodium transport
Peter S. Aronson (Yale University, U.S.A.)

Update on Bartter and Gitelman Syndrome
Robert Kleta (University College London, Great Britain)

Lunch break

Chairs: K.Amann (FAU, GER) & R. Veelken (FAU, GER)

Renal angiotensin system
Armin Kurtz (University of Regensburg, Germany)

Role of renalase in hypertension
Gary Desir (Yale University, U.S.A.)

Mineralocorticoid antagonism
Karl Hilgers (FAU, Germany)

Renal innervation
Tilmann Ditting (FAU, Germany)

Afternoon program

7th July 2016 · Thursday

Module 2:

Renal Transport Physiology

Chairs: M Köttgen (Freiburg University, GER) & H. Murer (University of Zurich, SUI)

Introduction to potassium handling
Gerhard Giebisch (Yale University, U.S.A.)

Potassium sensing by the distal nephron

David Ellison (Oregon Health and Science University, U.S.A.=

Renal magnesium handling
Rene Bindels (Radboud University Medical Center, Netherlands)

Renal phosphate handling
Orson Moe (UT Southwestern, U.S.A.)

Renal calcium handling
Pascal Houillier (Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers INSERM Paris, France)

Lunch break

Chairs: K. Kunzelmann (Regensburg University, GER) & C. Korbmacher (FAU, GER)

Update on EAST Syndrome
Detlef Bockenhauer (University College London, Great Britain)

Tubule dysfunction in CKD
Steve Coca (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, U.S.A.)

Cyst secretion
Björn Buchholz (FAU, Germany)

Case based discussions
Felix Knauf, Ben Walsh and Chris Laing

Afternoon program

8th July 2016 · Friday

Module 3:

Acid & Base And Water

Chairs: J. Mann (Munich, GER) & R. Kettritz (Charité Berlin, GER)

Introduction to Acid-Base Physiology  
Felix Knauf (FAU, Germany)

Stewart’s approach to Acid-Base
Asghar Rastegar (Yale University, U.S.A.)

Renal tubular acidosis
Robert Unwin (University College London, Great Britain)
Daniel Fuster (Inselspital Bern, Switzerland)

Metabolic Acidosis in the ICU
Ben Walsh (University College London, Great Britain)

Lunch break

Chairs: R. Warth (Regensburg, GER) & P. Aronson (Yale University, USA)

Chloride depletion vs. contraction alkalosis
Carsten Wagner (Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology, SUI)

Ewout Hoorn (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Robert Zietse (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Case based discussions
Ewout Hoorn & Robert Zietse

Afternoon program

9th July 2016 Saturday

Module 4:

Acute Kidney Injury

Chairs: H. Haller (Hannover Medical School, GER) & R. Unwin (University College London, UK)

Oxygen sensing
Kai-Uwe Eckardt (FAU, Germany)

Pathogenesis of AKI
Lloyd Cantley (Yale University, U.S.A.)

Drug-induced AKI
Mark Perazella (Yale University, U.S.A.)

Injury and recovery biomarkers of AKI
Chirag Parikh (Yale University, U.S.A.)



Alexion Pharma Germany GmbH  2500 €
Amgen GmbH  3000 €
Baxter Deutschland GmbH  2000 €
Chiesi GmbH  1250 €
Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland GmbH  5000 €
Novartis Pharma GmbH  1500 €
Roche  4000 €
Shire Deutschland GmbH  1500 €

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