Northwestern Events Calendar

May
5
2022

Heart Kidney Synergy

When: Thursday, May 5, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)  

Group: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Registration required.

The presentation will provide an overview of the complex relationship between disorders of the heart and kidney, how disease pathogenesis in one promotes disease pathogenesis in the other, and how novel treatments are targeting both organ systems.

Guest:
Rupal Mehta, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Rupal Mehta, MD, MSc, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Mehta's broad research focus is in generating new evidence to improve diagnostics and therapeutics for cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease. Specifically, her research program uses complementary population-based and interventional patient-oriented research studies to identify and advance potential targets for the prevention and treatment of heart failure in patients with chronic kidney disease.

This webinar is part of the Translational Applications in Public Health mini-series, which is a collaboration between the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute.

For more public health news, events, and announcements, visit the IPHAM website: https://feinberg.northwestern.edu/ipham

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