University of Manitoba Café Scientifique

Interested in talking and learning more about different health topics and related research? Café Scientifique brings together experts with non-researchers (you, me, neighbours, friends) in a relaxed atmosphere to talk about their research and the questions it raises. Come and join the discussion!

Kidney Disease: The Silent Killer

October 27, 2014 – 7 p.m.
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg

To assist in planning seating RSVP to:
Research_Communications@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-6689

One in ten Canadians has kidney disease. Are you at risk? What are the risk factors? How can you prevent or delay chronic kidney disease? Join our expert panel to learn about why the kidney, our body’s filtration system, should be cared for and learn about the latest research on prevention and treatment of chronic kidney disease, including kidney transplantation.

Dr. Harold Aukema,
Professor, Human Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, U of M

Dr. Allison Dart,
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics & Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences,
U of M

Dr. Julie Ho,
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, U of M

Dr. Navdeep Tangri,
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, U of M; attending nephrologist, St-Boniface Hospital and Seven Oaks Hospital

Moderator:

Dr. Claudio Rigatto,
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, U of M; attending nephrologist, St-Boniface Hospital and Seven Oaks Hospital