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RPS-Vertex Webinar Series on FSGS and APOL-1 Nephropathies: Therapeutics and the role of clinical trials in FSGS

  • December 16, 2021
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom

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When: Dec 16, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Therapeutics and the role of clinical trials in FSGS


Laura Mariani, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology

University of Michigan


Benjamin Adam, MD

Dept of Lab Medicine & Pathology, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada

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About the speaker

Laura H. Mariani, MD, MS, is a nephrologist and clinical researcher at the University of Michigan Division of Nephrology. She completed her medical school training at the University of Michigan and subsequently completed her internal medicine residency, chief residency, nephrology fellowship, and Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Mariani is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Michigan.  She has a primary clinical and research interest in observational studies in glomerular disease and is involved in several clinical and translational NIH-funded research studies in kidney diseases, including the Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network (NEPTUNE), the Cure Glomerulonephropathy (CureGN) Consortium, and the Kidney Precision Medicine Program (KPMP) Central Hub.

Dr. Mariani's primary research interest is in developing and applying statistical methods for clinical outcome definition and prediction of kidney disease progression as well as linking clinical phenotype to novel biomarkers and high dimensional omics data to better understand disease mechanisms that can be targeted for therapy in glomerular disease.

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This webinar series is supported by an educational grant from 

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

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