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National Kidney Foundation of Texas
Basic Nephrology Lecture Series
October, 1998

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Symposium supported by educational grants from the National Kidney Foundation of Texas and by the Lois Joy Galler Foundation.

Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
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The Talks

Introductory Remarks
Ronald J. Hogg, M.D.


Early History, Definitions, and Pathophysiology of HUS
J. Charles Jennette, M.D.


History of HUS: 1982 - Present
Gerald S. Arbus, M.D.


How Children Present with HUS and Events Leading Up to Diagnosis
Phillip Tarr, M.D.


HUS: Aspects of the Clinical Presentation, Differences Between Children, and Current Therapy
Richard L. Siegler, M.D.


Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: Management and Prevention Treatments that are Currently Under Investigation
Douglas M. Ford, M.D.


Public Health Approach to the Management and Prevention of E. coli Infections and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
Paul Mead, M.D., M.P.H.


Questions and Answers
Drs. Arbus, Jennette, Tarr, Siegler, Ford, and Mead


Closing Comments from a Parent Perspective
Mr. Robert C. Galler


Faculty and Guests

Gerald S. Arbus, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics, Staff Nephrologist, Hospital for Sick Children, Univerity of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Douglas M. Ford, M.D. Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology, University of Colorado Health Science Center and the Children's Hospital, Denver, Colorado.

Mr. Robert C. Galler President and Chairman, Lois Joy Galler Foundation for Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Inc., Melville, NY.

J. Charles Jennette, M.D. Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC.

Paul Mead, M.D., M.P.H. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Atlanta, Georgia

Richard L. Siegler, M.D. Professor and Division Chief, Pediatric Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Utah School or Medicine Salt Lake City, Utah

Phillip Tarr, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics. University of Washington School of Medicine. Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA.

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