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The Hong Kong Society of Nephrology was established since 1979. It is a non-profit making professional organization consisting of doctors, nurses and other allied health staff who are interested in renal diseases.

Annual Scientific Meeting

Annual Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting

APSN-HKSN CME Course
29 September 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 14:00 – 18:00
Venue: Pao Yue Kong Auditorium, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong

Programme E-Programme Book

APSN/HKSN CME Course (Day 1)
Jointly organized by the APSN, HKSN and the Hong Kong College of Physicians
Saturday, 29 September 2018

Time Program Speakers
13:45 – 14:00 Registration
14:00 – 14:10 Opening Address
  1. Chairman, Hong Kong Society of Nephrology
  2. President, Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology and Hong Kong College  of Physicians

Prof. Sydney TANG
Prof. Philip LI

14:10 – 14:35
Chairs: Dr. Hon Lok TANG and Dr. Desmond YAP
Immunoregulatory Role of Tissue Microenvironment in Kidney Injury

Prof. Mark OKUSA (USA)
14:35 – 15:00 Basic Epidemiology presented in a Palatable Way: the problem of Bias Prof. Kitty JAGER (the Netherlands)

15:00 – 15:25
Chairs: Dr. Samuel FUNG and Dr. Terence YIP
Blood Pressure Targets in CKD Patients in the post SPRINT Era

Prof. Carmine ZOCCALI (Italy)
15:25 – 15:50 Hypertension Metrics in Renal Transplantation Prof. Francesca MALLAMACI (Italy)
15:50 – 16:15 Group Photo
Coffee break / Exhibition
16:15 – 16:20 Address from the Chair of the APSN CME Committee Prof. Xueqing YU (China)

16:20 – 16:45
Chairs: Dr. Koon Shing CHOI and Dr. Chun Yu YUNG
The AKI to CKD Continuum: a Clinical Perspective

Prof. Masaomi NANGAKU (Japan)
16:45 – 17:10 CVD in PD Patients: Prevalence and Risk Factors Prof. Xueqing YU
(China)

17:10 – 17:35
Chairs:Dr. Sing Leung LUI and John CHAN
A Decision for the Elderly with Renal Failure: take an old kidney or remain on dialysis

Prof. Julio PASCUAL (Spain)
17:35 – 18:00 Case Record from the Interhospital Meeting
The First ABO-incompatible Kidney Transplant in Hong Kong
Dr. Maggie MA   (HK)

 

Annual Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting
30 September 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 8:45 – 17:00
Venue: Hung Hom Ballroom, Kerry Hotel, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon
The Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held on 30 September (12:00 – 12:45pm).
* Full Members are welcome to join the Annual General Meeting.

Programme

HKSN Annual Scientific Meeting 2018
cum APSN/HKSN CME Course (Day 2)
Sunday, 30 September 2018

Time Program Speakers
08:00 – 08:45 Registration
08:45 – 09:00 Opening Address Prof. Sydney TANG
09:00 – 09:45 Richard Yu Endowment Fund Award Lecture
Chairs: Prof. Richard YU and Prof. Sydney TANG
CKD as a Systemic Disease


Prof. Carmine ZOCCALI (Italy)
09:45 – 10:30 Chan Woon Cheung Memorial Fund Award Lecture
Chairs: Prof. Tak Mao CHAN and Dr. Yuk Lun CHENG
Neural Control of Inflammation in AKI


Prof. Mark OKUSA (USA)
10:30 – 11:00 Group Photo and Coffee break / Exhibition
11:00 – 11:30 Keynote Lecture (1)
Chairs: Dr. Kwok Lung TONG and Prof. Xueqing YU
Cardiovascular Disease in Dialysis Patients


Prof. Philip LI  (HK)
11:30 – 12:00 Keynote Lecture (2)
Chairs: Prof. Kar Neng LAI and Dr Siu Fai CHEUNG
IgA Nephropathy: 50 years on


Prof. Sydney TANG (HK)
12:00 – 12:45 Annual General Meeting of the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology (For Full Members Only) / Exhibition
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch (Grand Ballroom, Level 2) / Exhibition (Hung Hom Ballroom, Level 1)
14:00 – 14:15 Young Fellow Showcase
Chairs: Dr. Andrew WONG and Prof. Masaomi NANGAGU
Cardiac Calcification and Cardiovascular Disease in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients – a Cross-sectional Study


Dr Ho Kwan SIN (HK)
14:15 – 14:45 HKSN Research Grant Presentation
Chairs: Dr.Sunny WONG and Dr. Chik Cheung CHOW
  1. Relation Between Peritoneal Dialysis Effluent microRNA Level and Longitudinal Change in Peritoneal Transport Characteristics



Prof. Cheuk-Chun SZETO (HK)
 
  1. Role of Renal Tubular Wnt/Beta-catenin in the Proteinuric Kidney
Dr. Stella YIU (HK)
14:45 – 14:55 HKSN and HKKF Research Grant Awards 2018
Chair: Dr. Siu Ka MAK and Dr. Siu Fai LUI
 
14:55 – 15:25 Coffee break / Exhibition  
15:25 – 16:45 ERA-EDTA – HKSN Joint Symposium
Chairs: Dr. Ka Foon CHAU andProf. Kitty JAGER

Donor Kidney Quality and Patient Outcomes



Prof. Kitty JAGER (the Netherlands)

 

Organ Donation in Hong Kong: the Struggle Continues

Dr. William LEE (HK)
 

How Spain Became the World Leader in Organ Transplants​

Prof. Julio PASCUAL (Spain)
  Hong Kong Renal Registry: Trends in Kidney Transplant and Other Modes of RRT Dr. Bonnie KWAN (HK)
16:45 – 16:50 Closing Remark Chairman

 

Enquiries:
HKSN ASM 2018 cum APSN/HKSN CME Course Secretariat
c/o International Conference Consultants Ltd
Tel: (852) 2559 9973
Fax: (852) 2547 9528
Email: hksnasm@icc.com.hk