Online Webinar: Conversation with the USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center Experts


USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center 1520 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033 United States

Date of event

5 March 2021 


Conversation with the Experts: World Kidney Day 2021 The USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center, in partnership with USC Health Sciences Advancement, invites you to join us as we recognize World Kidney Day and discuss the impact of kidney disease and promising new therapies on the horizon. USC experts Ken Hallows, MD, PhD, FASN, Zhongwei Li, PhD, and Eun Ji Chung, PhD, will discuss polycystic kidney disease, novel drug development and targeting for kidney delivery, and how “synthetic mini kidneys” are shaping the future of kidney disease research and treatment. Please join us for the 2nd event in this ongoing series which features topical issues and highlights groundbreaking research at the USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center. Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:00 pm PT | Start 4:45 pm PT | Q & A RSVP while space allows. Zoom link to be provided upon registration. Contact Kelly Turner at (310) 910-7547 or if you have any questions. Featured Speakers Kenneth R. Hallows, MD, PhD, FASN Professor of Medicine Chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Director, USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center Keck School of Medicine of USC Zhongwei Li, PhD Assistant Professor, Medicine, Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Keck School of Medicine of USC Eun Ji Chung, PhD The Dr. Karl Jacob Jr. and Karl Jacob III Early Career Chair and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Surgery, and Medicine USC Viterbi School of Engineering The USC/UKRO Kidney Research Center’s mission is to better understand, treat, and help cure kidney disease through innovative research, improve and extend the quality of life for kidney patients through novel clinical advancements, and promote the pipeline to train and educate the next generation of nephrologists and research experts to treat and cure kidney disease. To support life saving kidney disease research or learn how you can get involved, please contact Kelly Turner, Sr. Director of Development at the Keck School of Medicine at

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