SCM12: Poster Sessions

Poster Sessions
Thursday – Friday, 5/10/12-5/11/12

Many Authors
This year’s NKF poster session saw the largest number of posters of any previous Spring Clinical Meeting poster sessions.  Three hundred fifty eight posters, up 1.2% from last year, in over 8 categories were on display beginning Thursday evening.  I followed 8 judges as we gained tips and tricks for a successful poster, which I brought to you live through the eAJKD Twitter feed.  We’ll have more of the poster session a little later, but here are the poster winners from last night:
  • Reduction in Bloodstream Infection Rates in Outpatient Hemodialysis Centers Participating in a CDC Prevention Collaborative
    Sarah H. Yi, Alexander J. Kallen, John A. Jernigan, Priti R. Patel for the members of the CDC Dialysis BSI Prevention Collaborative
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA USA
  • DECREASED LOWER EXTREMITY PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE IS ASSOCIATED WITH MORTALITY IN MIDDLE-AGED CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
    Baback Roshanravan, Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, Kushang V. Patel, Jonathan Himmelfarb, Bryan Kestenbaum. University of Washington, Seattle
  • VITAMIN D RECEPTOR AGONISTS UPREGULATE KLOTHO AND DECREASE VASCULAR CALCIFICATION IN MICE WITH MILD CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
    Wei Ling Lau1, Elizabeth M. Leaf1, Ming Chang Hu2, Makoto Kuro-o2, Orson W. Moe2, Cecilia M. Giachelli1
    1University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    2University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
  • KIDNEY DONATION & ANXIETY: COMPARISON BETWEEN COUNSELED & NON-COUNSELED KIDNEY DONORS
    Sujata Rajapurkar, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, Gujarat, India
Congratulations to the winners and to all the poster presenters!

Check back for more eAJKD coverage of SCM12! Also, check out @eAJKD on Twitter for live updates of SCM12!

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