WALES KIDNEY RESEARCH UNIT ONLINE ANNUAL MEETING 2021
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Please join us on 8/10/21 to hear about the ongoing research and new COVID19 projects.
As in previous years there will be some updates from the laboratory based research and Social Care and Integrated Health Services Research.
Welcome and Summary of WKRU Progress
10.00 – 10.20 Professor Donald Fraser, Cardiff University
Social Care and Integrated Health Service Research
10.20– 10.35 Professor Jane Noyes & Dr Leah McLaughlin, Bangor University
Clinical Trials in Swansea Bay UHB
10.35– 10.50 Dr Karen Brown: Investigating the Cardiovascular Effects of 12 months Home-Based Nocturnal Haemodialysis versus Conventional Unit Haemodialysis Treatment: A Non-randomised Controlled Pilot Study.
10.50 – 11.05 Dr Chris Brown: Tests for Iron Deficiency in Chronic Kidney Disease does it matter which we use?
11.05 – 11.15 Break
11.15 – 11.30 Dr Bnar Talabani: ‘Public engagement in the age of social media’
11.30 – 11.45 Dr Mark Ponsford: COVID vaccine-induced immunity in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients
WKRU selected on-going projects
11.45 – 12.00 Dr Yueh-An Lu: "New Research Tool: Single-Nucleus RNA Sequencing Identifies New Classes of Proximal Tubular Epithelial Cells in Kidney Fibrosis"
12.00 – 12.15 Dr Sian Griffin: Improving transplant opportunities for patients who are sensitised
12.15 – 12.30 Dr Gareth Roberts: Dialysis choices study - findings and recommendations
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch & Posters
All attendees will be asked to vote for their favourite poster. The result will be announced at the end of the meeting
Engagement and Social Care studies
13.30 - 13.45 Mr Andrew Barnett, Renal Social Worker: A patient view
13.45 – 14.00 Dr Leah McLaughlin: Engaging with patients and public in lockdown
14.15 – 14.30 Dr Robert Steadman: Recent outreach activity
14.30 Poster Prize Award (1st, 2nd, 3rd) and close
We will have a poster session and would like to encourage you to submit a poster of your work to present at the lunchtime session and let us know if you intend to. There will be prizes for the top three posters.
You will need to register to the event to get the link to attend the meeting, held on zoom. If you have any questions, please contact Kim (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Chantal (email@example.com).
For more information about WKRU, please go to http://kidneyresearchunit.wales/en/index.htm