•  Objective 1:Provide an overview of cyst formation in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.

  • Objective 2:Introduce the concept of the matricellular protein periostin as a repair molecule overexpressed in genetic forms of PKD.

  • Objective 3:Present in vitro and in vivo evidence for the role of periostin on cyst growth and the decline in kidney function in PKD.

Session date: 
08/17/2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CDT
UCMC S-640
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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Speaker Name: 
Darren Wallace, PhD