Day-to-day living for children with PKD

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Recorded October 22, 2019

Day-to-day living while managing the care for children with chronic illness can be a challenge for parents and family members. Making decisions about your child’s clinical care can be overwhelming. Join us as Dr. Erum Hartung, Pediatric Nephrologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses clinical care for children with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) and autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) and answers your questions..

Erum Aftab Hartung, M.D., MRT

Pediatric Nephrologist | Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Erum Aftab Hartung, M.D., MTR, is a pediatric nephrologist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Her research interests include autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD), development of imaging biomarkers of kidney and liver disease, and neurocognitive outcomes in children with chronic kidney disease. She currently serves as chair of the Research Committee of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, and is the Associate Program Director for the pediatric nephrology fellowship at CHOP. Dr. Hartung’s research is funded by grants from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (National Institutes of Health) and the University of Pennsylvania (Penn). Dr. Hartung is on the faculty of the Perelman School of Medicine at Penn as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. She lives in Swarthmore, PA with her husband and two children.

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When: January 21, 2020 | 7 p.m. CT

Topic: Understanding liver manifestations of PKD in children

Speaker: Ryan Fischer, M.D. | Pediatric Transplant Hepatologist | Children’s Mercy Hospital

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