15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiorenal Forum

Save the date: 9th October 2020

Friday 9 October 2020
9.30 am to 5.00 pm
The King's Fund,
Deans Mews entrance,
11-13 Cavendish Square,
London, W1G 0AN
Past meetings awarded
6 CPD credits by the
Royal College of Physicians
Past meetings endorsed by
The Renal Association, The
British Society for Heart Failure
and the Irish Nephrology Society
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The meeting programme is aimed at all health and academic professionals involved in the care of patients with cardiovascular and kidney disease, including cardiologists/cardiovascular physicians, nephrologists, diabetologists, general practitioners, nursing practitioners, clinical pharmacists, medical scientists and allied health professionals.

15th Annual Scientific Meeting Programme
9th October 2020
Cardiorenal medicine and diabetes:
targets, treatments and technologies

Session 1. Improving outcomes in chronic diseases
  Chair: Caroline Day, Visiting Research Fellow (Aston University, Birmingham)
GLP-1 receptor antagonists and diabetic kidney diseaseSteve Bain, Professor of Medicine (Diabetes), (Swansea University)
SGLT2 inhibitors – their role in failing hearts and kidneysCliff Bailey, Professor of Clinical Science, (University of Aston, Birmingham)
Session 2. What’s new in...
  Chair: Lisa Anderson, Heart Failure Cardiologist (St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London)
Lipid medicineAnthony S. Wierzbicki, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine/Chemical Pathology, and Head of the Lipid Unit (Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London)
Amyloidosis treatmentsSpeaker TBC
Cancer-associated thrombosisAnnie Young, Professor of Nursing, (Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick)
Session 3. The cardiorenal MDT (clinical cases)
  Chairs: Paul Kalra, Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Professor of Cardiology (Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust) and Philip Kalra, Professor of Renal Medicine (University of Manchester) and Consultant Nephrologist (Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust)
Two interactive clinical cases in cardiorenal disease
Session 4. British Heart Foundation Lecture
  Chair: Amar Puttanna, Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, (Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield)
The gut microbiome in cardiovascular diseaseJulie Lovegrove, Hugh Sinclair Professor of Human Nutrition, (University of Reading)
Session 5. The British Geriatric Society – Cardiovascular Section Lecture
  Chair: TBC
Syncope - diagnosis or symptom?Lara Mitchell, Consultant Geriatrician, (Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow)
Tea break
Session 6. Clinical challenges
  Chair: David Lappin, Honorary Personal Professor of Nephrology and Hypertension, (National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland)
Erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular riskGeoff Hackett, Past Professor of Men’s Health and Diabetes, (University of Bedfordshire); Consultant in Urology, (Good Hope Hospital, Birmingham) Discussion
Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Lecture
Hyperkalaemia in the context of:
1. Arrhythmias
2. Heart failure
3. Blood pressure management


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The King's Fund, Deans Mews entrance, 11-13 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN