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Greater Hartford Nephrology Conference

Friday, October 4, 2019
11:00am – 1:00pm

UConn Health

The Greater Hartford Nephrology Conferences Sponsored by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Division of Nephrology

Speaker: Matthew H. Wilson MD PhD Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN

Title: Engineering Cell and Gene Therapies for Kidney Disease

Date: October 4, 2019

Time: 11 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Dept of Medicine Conference Room L2094

Target Audience: Nephrologists throughout Connecticut Medical Housestaff/Residents rotating through Nephrology services in Hartford Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, The Hospital of Central Connecticut and the University of CT Health Center

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Recognize the need and potential for cell and gene therapies for kidney disease; barriers to be overcome will be presented and discussed. 2. Discuss new therapy for anemia that will be presented. 3. Describe new therapy for cystinuria that will be presented.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this Live for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Neither, the activity director, planners, nor the speaker, Dr. Wilson have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Wilson will not be discussing the off-labeled use of drugs.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.


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