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Targeting Fibrosis in Kidney, Bone Marrow, and Urological Diseases

Jan. 7, 2014 Location Contacts
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Event Details

Meeting Summary

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Meeting Focus

Discuss Means of Detecting and Measuring Pathologic Fibrosis in Humans

Questions to be answered

  1. Can we differentiate between pathologic fibrosis and that of normal aging?
  2. Does fibrosis correlate with organ dysfunction?
  3. Does imaging of fibrosis correlate with organ dysfunction, recovery, and regression?
  4. What novel biomarkers or technologies should be pursued to detect and measure pathologic fibrosis?

Steering Committee

NIDDK Members

Tamara Bavendam, Terry Bishop, Ed Doo, Deborah Hoshizaki, Chris Ketchum,
Ziya Kirkali, Maren Laughlin, Tracy Rankin, and Krystyna Rys-Sikora

NIBIB Member

Christina Liu