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“International Comparison, East vs. West”: The ISN-JSN-APSN Joint Session at the 17th International Symposium on IgA Nephropathy

The latest findings on the pathogenesis and treatment of IgAN will be presented and discussed at the 17th International Symposium on IgA Nephropathy in Tokyo, Japan, from September 27-30, 2023.

The ISN, the Japanese Society of Nephrology (JSN), and the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) will hold a joint session, International Comparison, East vs. West, on Saturday, September 30, from 1:50-3:30 p.m., Japan Standard Time.

Former ISN Eastern & Central Europe Regional Board Chair Vladimir Tesar and former ISN OSEA Regional Board Chair Muh Geot Wong will moderate the session.

Speakers for the session include:

  • Sean J. Barbour (Canada):

The Epidemiology of IgA Nephropathy

  • Kryzsztof Kiryluk (USA):

Genetics of IgA nephropathy

  • Heather N. Reich (Canada):

The Pathogenesis of IgAN: Where is Pathogenic IgA Produced?

  • Ian SD Roberts (UK):

Pathology of IgA Nephropathy: A Global Perspective

  • Hong Zhang (China):

Current Treatment and New Insights in IgA Nephropathy

A pre-conference meeting aims to help key players share information to help speed up effective patient treatment in ongoing international clinical trials.

Following the symposium, the ISN-APSN Primer Course in Glomerular Diseases will take place from October 1-2, 2023.

Designed for trainees and early-career clinicians, the course will present the latest in managing glomerulonephritis, including a comprehensive range of glomerular diseases.

Find out more about the course here.

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