ARPKD Outside the Kidneys: Aneurysms and Liver Disease

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Thursday, February 17 | 6 p.m. CT

Dr. Erum Hartung updates on her “Aneurysms in ARPKD” study (begun August 2021): current enrollment, what she hopes to learn.

Learning objectives

Understand the current knowledge of aneurysms and liver disease in ARPKD patients.

Learn what Dr. Hartung’s research studies are looking to learn and how to sign up your child to participate.

Increase knowledge of PKDF’s funded research programs and projects.


Erum Hartung

Erum Hartung, MD, MTR is a pediatric nephrologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania.

More about Dr. Hartung . . .

Her clinical and research focus is in polycystic kidney disease, particularly autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD). She co-directs the Combined Kidney/Liver Program at CHOP, which specializes in the care of children with ARPKD and other genetic kidney/liver diseases and ciliopathies. Her research aims to accelerate the development of new treatments for ARPKD through observational and database studies to better define the natural history and complications of ARPKD, and through imaging studies to develop new biomarkers of kidney and liver disease progression.

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