Learning to catch early signs of genetic kidney diseases and improve chances of recovery
Many kidney diseases are genetic, impacting many members of the family. Fear associated with chronic kidney disease increases manifold. What are these genetic diseases? How can people detected with genetic CKD catch early signs! Are there a few medicines to stop progression or reverse the condition? Research has enabled genetic imaging studies to identify mutations. In this session, patients will gain better understanding on how it could impact future generations.
Dr Sree Bhushan Raju is currently Professor and Head, Dept of Nephrology at Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad. His role has been pivotal in NIMS Hospital which became the first centre in South India considered by International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) as a training centre for peritoneal dialysis. He is one of the principal investigators of CKD task force by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to evaluate the prevalence of CKD in adult urban population in India.
He has presented many scientific papers along with his students in various national and international conferences. His scientific papers published in Lancet (Global Burden of Disease) need special mention.