June 13, 2023

Annual George O'Brien Kidney Center Research Retreat

8:00 am to 1:00 pm

2903 Taubman Health Sciences Library - in person

Virtually via zoom (see below)

Sharon Moe, MD  - Indiana University School of Medicine

“Vitamin D: Past, Present and Future”


Jennifer Schaub, MD – University of Michigan

“Impact of SGLT2 inhibitors on Metabolic and mTORC1 Perturbations in Kidney Tubules”


Xiaoqiong Wei, PhD – University of Michigan

“Endoplasmic reticulum–associated degradation in glomerular disease”


Jonathan Shillingford, PhD – University of Michigan

“Defining a role for transcription factor EB (TFEB) in renal cystic disease.”


Laura Mariani, MD – University of Michigan

“Precision prognosis in glomerular disease


Lenar Yessayan, MD – University of Michigan

“Pilot Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of a Selective Cytopheretic Device to Treat ICU Patients with AKI and HRS”


O’Brien Summer Student Virtual Poster Presentations Begin at 12pm:


Helen Satsu (mentor: Jeff Beamish)

Kieran Heung (mentor: Sub Pennathur)

Isabel Hsu (mentor: Wenjun Ju / Bitzer)

Michael Hwang (mentor: Wenjun Ju / Bitzer)

Sheehan Hussain (mentor: Rajiv Saran)

The Annual George O'Brien Kidney Center Research Retreat will be held in-person on 6/13/2023 starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 1pm, 2903 Taubman Health Sciences Library & Zoom for virtual attendees.

Light refreshments will be provided for those who attend in person.

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