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Personalized Medicine and Kidney Care: A Congressional Briefing

Dirksen Senate Office Building (Room G-11)

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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On March 20, 2024, PMC, the Congressional Personalized Medicine Caucus, and the Congressional Kidney Caucus co-hosted an educational briefing for Congressional staffers titled “Personalized Medicine and Kidney Care.” The briefing examined how personalized medicine is benefiting kidney transplant patients now. It also highlighted key actions the research community is taking to improve the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease through personalized medicine.

Featured Speakers Include:

  • MODERATOR | Cynthia A. Bens, Senior Vice President of Public Policy, Personalized Medicine Coalition
    • Jonathan Himmelfarb, M.D., Inaugural Director of the Kidney Research Institute, Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering, University of Washington
    • Richard Knight, Kidney Transplant Recipient and Past-President of the American Association of Kidney Patients
    • Elizabeth O’Day, Ph.D., CEO and Founder, Olaris, Inc.