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RPS-Vertex Webinar Series on FSGS and APOL-1 Nephropathies: Pathology of FSGS

  • October 28, 2021
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom

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When: Oct 28, 2021 11:00 AM EasternTime (US and Canada)

Pathology of FSGS


Astrid Weins, MD, PhD

Dept of Pathology 

Brigham and Women's Hospital, 

and Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA


Benjamin Adam, MD
Dept of Lab Medicine & Pathology, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada

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About the speaker

Astrid Weins, MD, PhD, is an Associate Pathologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, and an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School. She is a kidney pathologist who has been attending on the BWH diagnostic renal pathology service since 2011, and also directs an active translational research program studying proteinuric kidney diseases, currently funded by NephCure. She has received the 2019 Renal Pathology Society’s Gloria Gallo Research Award for her contributions to understanding podocyte pathobiology and a 2019 Eleanor and Miles Shore fellowship by Harvard Medical School. Her research focuses on understanding the pathobiology of acute nephrotic syndrome and podocyte injury by integrating morphologic observations with state-of-the-art imaging and tissue interrogation techniques.

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This webinar series is supported by an educational grant from 

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

About RPS

The RPS promotes excellence in diagnosis, fosters basic, clinical and translational research, encourages training and education in renal disease, sponsors US based and international conferences and symposia, and brings news and updates pertaining to renal pathology to its members around the world.

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