Each year highlight lectures are selected for publication on our site.  These 15-20 minute presentations were chosen for their current significance in the AKI and CRRT fields. New 2018 lectures are published twice a month and then added to this list, which also includes previously published 2016 and 2017 presentations.

The most current Featured Lecture is available from the Welcome page.

2018 Lectures

The following lectures were recorded at the AKI & CRRT 2018 Conference in San Diego. Each lecture is approximately 15-20 minutes in length.

1.
Precision Medicine and the Kidney
Robert Star, MD
Bethesda, MD USA

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2.
Genomic Determinants of AKI
David Leaf, MD, MMSc, FASN
Boston, MA USA

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3.
Determining Renal Reserve in AKI
Claudio Ronco, MD
Vicenza, ITALY

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4.
Assessing Renal Recovery after AKI: Can Biomarkers Help?
Zoltan Endre, MD, PhD
Sydney, Australia

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5.
Pathophysiological Basis of AKI in Acute on Chronic Liver Failure
Rajiv Jalan, MD, PhD
London, United Kingdom

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6.
The Brain and the Kidney
Andrew Davenport, MD, FRCP
London, United Kingdom

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7.
Does Hypoalbuminema Cause AKI?
Michael Joannidis, MD
Innsbruck, AUSTRIA

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8.
TAVR and AKI: Cause or Consequence?
Kianoush Kashani, MD
Rochester, MN USA

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9.
Personalized Bp Management to Optimize Organ Perfusion
Michael Pinsky, MD
Pittsburgh, PA USA

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2017 Lectures

1.
Hypoxia Energetics and Renal Hemodynamics
Prabhleen Singh, MD
University of California San Diego
VA San Diego Healthcare System
San Diego, CA USA

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2.
Sepsis Induced AKI: A Distinct Molecular Phenotype
John A. Kellum, MD
Professor, Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA

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3.
Remote Effects of Acute Kidney Injury
Matthieu LeGrand, MD, PhD
nesthesiology, Critical Care and Burn Unit
Paris, Pa FRANCE

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4.
Nonpharmacological – Biomechanical Approaches to Control Inflammation in AKI
Mark D. Okusa, MD
Division of Nephrology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA USA

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5.
Lymphocyte Function in Human AKI
Marlies Ostermann, MD
Guy’s & St Thomas Hospital
Department of Nephrology & Critical Care
London, Gr UNITED KINGDOM

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6.
Vasopressin: A Novel Target for Prevention and Retardation of Kidney Disease
Lise Bankir, PhD
Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Paris, Il FRANCE

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7.
AKI Adjudication: Do We Need It?
Kathleen Liu, MD, PhD, MAS
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA USA

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8.
Clinical Trial Endpoints in AKI: Report from the STEP Group
Andrew D. Shaw, MB, FRCA, FFICM, FCC
Nashville, TN USA

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9.
Care of the AKI Survivor
Ron Wald, MD
Toronto, CANADA

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10.
What’s New in ARDS?
Kathleen Liu, MD, PhD, MAS
San Francisco, CA USA

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11.
The Critically Ill Burn Patient
Matthieu LeGrand, MD, PhD
Paris, FRANCE

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12.
Personalized Medicine in Sepsis: Inhibition and Stimulation of the Immune System
Peter Pickkers, MD, PhD
Nijmegen, Netherlands

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13.
Immunoregulatory Role of Tissue Microenvironment in Kidney Injury

Mark D. Okusa, MD

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14.
Renal Venous Congestion: The Unrecognized Culprit?
Matthieu LeGrand, MD, PhD

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15.
PDoes Urine Output Monitoring Improve Outcome?
John A. Kellum, MD

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16.
New Advances in the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
John Louis Vincent, MD PhD

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17.
Lactate: Good or Bad Guy?
Lui Forni, MD

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18.
We Should Measure Fluid Deficiency Not Fluid Responsiveness
Andrew D. Shaw, MB, FRCA, FFICM, FCC

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19.
AKI in the Patient with Cancer

Mitchell H. Rosner, MD

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20.
Current and Potential Role of Point-of-care Ultrasound in Acute Kidney Injury

Jacques Duranteau, MD

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Optimizing Care in the ICU Through the Use of Novel Dialysis Technology

Sevag Demirjian, MD

Special Lecture


2016 Lectures

The following lectures were recorded at the AKI & CRRT 2016 Conference in San Diego. Each lecture is approximately 15-20 minutes in length.

1.
Pneumonia and AKI: Much Worse Together
Lakhmir S. Chawla, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
George Washington University Medical Center
Washington, DC USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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2.
Etiology and Prediction of AKI After Major Trauma
John Prowle, MA MSc MD FRCP FFICM
Senior Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Queen Mary, University of London
London, UK
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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3.
Immunoparalysis in Sepsis: Can We Correct?
Peter Pickkers, MD, PhD
Department of Intensive Care Medicine
Radboud University Medical Centre
Nijmegen, Netherlands
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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4.
Role of Microbiome in Critical Illness: Diagnostic and Treatment Options for the Future
Paul Wischmeyer, MD
Department of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, CO USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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5.
Endothelial Barrier Function is Critical for Renal Recovery
Mark D. Okusa, MD
Division of Nephrology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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6.
Sepsis-associated AKI Has Unique Epidemiology and Molecular Signatures
John A. Kellum, MD
Professor, Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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7.
NINJAs Are Able to Reduce Nephrotoxic AKI
Stuart L. Goldstein, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Director, Center for Acute Care Nephrology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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8.
Nutritional Support in AKI: Do We Know What to Do?
Paul Wischmeyer, MD
Department of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, CO USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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9.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Potential of Microevsicles in AKI
Vincenzo Cantaluppi, MD
Associate Professor of Nephrology
University of Eastern Piedmont
Maggiore della Carita University Hospital
Novara, NO ITALY
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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10.
Recovery: The New Target for AKI Results of ADQI XVI
John A. Kellum, MD
Professor, Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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11.
Renal Dysfunction as a Prognostic Marker in Liver Disease
Patrick Kamath, MD
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine
Rochester, MN USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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12.
Diagnostic Assessment of AKI in the ICU
Patrick T. Murray, MD
Dean, School of Medicine & Medical Science
University College Dublin
Consultant in Nephrology & Clinical Pharmacology
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
Dublin, IRELAND
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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13.
Pharmacologic, Extracorporeal Renal and/or Hepatic Support for HRS-1
Mitra Nadim, MD
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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14.
Hemodynamic Optimization of AKI Stage 1
Marlies Ostermann, MD
Guy’s & St Thomas Hospital
Department of Nephrology & Critical Care
London, Gr UK
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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15.
How to Remove H2O and CO2 with an Extracorporeal Circuit
Claudio Ronco, MD
Director, Department of Nephrology
International Renal Research Institute Vicenza
St. Bortolo Hospital
Vicenza, ITALY
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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16.
Facilitating Recovery from AKI Requiring RRT
Dinna Cruz, MD, MPH
Division of Nephrology-Hypertension
University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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17.
The Changing Face of AKI in China
Li Yang, MD
Renal Division
Peking University First Hospital
Beijing, CHINA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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18.
AKI Networks to Improve Care: The UK Experience
Chris Laing, MD
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
University College London
London AKI Network
London, Gr UK
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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19.
Optimizing Fluid Removal on RRT
Ravindra Mehta, MBBS, MD, DM, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Associate Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Medicine
Director, Clinical Nephrology and Dialysis Programs
UCSD Medical Center
San Diego, CA USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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20.
My Favorite Idea in AKI and RRT
John Kellum, MD
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Claudio Ronco
Vicenza, ITALY
John Louis Vincent, MD, PhD
Brussels, NA BELGIUM
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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21.
Renal Stress Testing in AKI
Lakhmir Chawla, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
George Washington University Medical Center
Washington, DC USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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22.
The Puzzle of Subclinical AKI
Claudio Ronco, MD
Director, Department of Nephrology
International Renal Research Institute Vicenza
St. Bortolo Hospital
Vicenza, ITALY
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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23.
Care Bundles in AKI Do They Work?
Nick Selby, MD
Centre for Kidney Research and Innovation
Division of Medical Sciences and Graduate Entry Medicine
University of Nottingham
Derby, UK
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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24.
Remote Ischemic Preconditioning: Bench to Bedside and Back
John Kellum, MD
Professor, Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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25.
Tubular Transport in Acute Kidney Injury
Volker Vallon, MD
Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology
Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
UC San Diego and VASDHCS
San Diego, CA USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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26.
Iron and Acute Kidney Injury
David Leaf, MD, MMSc, FASN
Division of Renal Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA USA
(recorded in San Diego in 2016)

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