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.

14th Annual Scientific Meeting Programme
4th October 2019
Integrating care in cardiorenal medicine

Session 1. Improving outcomes in chronic diseases
  Chair: Lisa Anderson, Consultant Cardiologist (St. George's Hospital, London)
09:30 Welcome
09.35 Diabetes and cardiorenal disease: insult added to injury Peter Winocour, Consultant Physician and Clinical Director for Diabetes and Endocrine Services (East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust)
10.00 A renal perspective: giving CREDENCE to LEADERSs in the field David Lappin, Consultant Nephrologist (Galway University Hospitals, Ireland)
10.20 A cardiology perspective: treating the CVD patient with diabetes – what do I do? Julian Halcox, Professor of Cardiology (Swansea University College of Medicine)
10:40 Coffee
Session 2. Cardiorenal trials update
  Chair: Philip Kalra, Professor of Renal Medicine (University of Manchester) and Consultant Nephrologist (Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust)
11:10 a) Nephrology trials Iain Macdougall, Professor of Clinical Nephrology (King’s College Hospital, London)
11:30 b) Cardiology trials Geraint Morton, Consultant Cardiologist (Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust)
Session 3. Future care
  Chairs: Matthew Graham-Brown, Specialist Registrar in Renal Medicine, (University Hospitals of Leicester), and Chair of the UK and Ireland RA Nephrology SpR Club; Rosita Zakeri, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology (Imperial College London) and BJCA representative
12:00 Dreams and realities of new genetics Peter Conlon, Consultant in Nephrology and Renal Transplantation, (Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)
12:25 The British Geriatrics Society – CV Forum Lecture: manage frailty effectively or manage decline – your choice Nigel Beckett, Consultant Physician in Geriatric and GIM (Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London)
12:50 Lunch
Session 4. Clinical Challenges
  Chairs: Paul Kalra, Consultant Cardiologist (Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust); Ted McDermott, Consultant Urologist (Tallaght and St James Hospitals, Dublin, Ireland)
13:50 The great debate
The high risk cardiovascular disease patient – Who seeks them out and treats them best?
– Answer... the cardiologist
Derek Connolly, Consultant Cardiologist (Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust)
– Answer... the lipid specialist/endocrinologist Handrean Soran, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist (Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester)
14:35 Assessing cardiovascular risk prior to renal transplantation Durga Kanigicherla, Renal Physician (Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester)
15:00 British Heart Foundation Lecture:
Diabetic cardiomyopathy – advances in understanding
Gerry McCann, Professor of Cardiac Imaging, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist (University of Leicester and NIHR Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit)
15:30 Tea break
Session 5. Maternal health
  Chair: Rachael James, Consultant Cardiologist and Deputy Medical Director (Standards) (Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust)
15:50 Pregnancy in women with cardiorenal disease – priorities for practice Kate Bramham, Consultant Nephrologist (King’s College Hospital, London)
Session 6. Interactive clinical cases in cardiorenal disease
  Chair: David Mulcahy, Consultant Cardiologist (Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)
16:20 i) Amyloid Carol Whelan, Consultant Cardiologist (Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust)
16:40 ii) Anticoagulation in multimorbidity Ameenathul Mazaya Fawzy, Clinical Research Fellow (Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust)
17:00 Close

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