14th Congress of The Arab Society of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation

April 24, 2019 to April 27, 2019

Under the Patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Basma Bint Talal 

14th Congress of The Arab Society of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation

The 17th Annual International Conference of the Jordan Society of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation 

which is organized by ASNRT In Collaboration with JSNRT, ISN, RCPE and IPNA

between 24-27 April 2019 Le Royal Hotel Amman–Jordan.


Conference Topics: -

1. Diabetes and Diabetic Kidney Disease 
Diabetes Mellitus (Clinical)
Diabetic Nephropathy – Biomarkers of Disease
Genetics of Diabetic Kidney Disease


2. Hypertension

Hypertension and CKD Pathophysiology

Hypertensive Nephropathy

Management of Hypertension in CKD: Beyond the Guidelines

CKD and Hypertension Guidelines

Hypertension with Renal Failure Drug of Choice

Use of Diuretics and Antihypertensives in Renal Failure

Renovascular Hypertension


3. Clinical Nephrology
Cystic Disease: Genetics and Cell Biology, Models, and Experimental Therapies 
Glomerulonephritis – Experimental Models
Renal Pathology, Immune and Inflammatory Mechanisms
Primary Glomerular Disease (Clinical)
Secondary Glomerular Disease
Vasculitides (Clinical)
Tubulointerstitial Renal Disease

Stones and Urinary Infection

Obesity and the kidneys
Paediatric Nephrology
ADPKD—Update on Diagnosis, Monitoring Progression and Treatment
Pregnancy and CKD
Supportive Care, including End-of-Life Issues
Clinical Nephrology - General Aspects
Autoimmune Disorders and Kidney Disease
Infection and Renal Disease
HIV – Nephropathy and Other Associated Kidney Lesions


4. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
Acute Kidney Injury
Biomarkers for Acute Kidney Injury
Acute Renal Failure – Clinical
Acute Kidney Injury – Drugs
Acute Kidney Injury – Pregnancy (Pre-Eclampsia, TMA, HELLP, Other Causes)
Acute Kidney Injury – Update on Dialysis Modalities
Extracorporeal Therapies - Intoxications, Overdoses, Liver Failure, etc

Toxic Nephropathy

5. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
Acid Base and Electrolyte Abnormalities, 
Cardiovascular Complications of CKD 3-5
Chronic Kidney Disease Diagnosis, Classification and Progression
Epidemiology, Outcomes and Health Service Research In CKD
Bone and Mineral Metabolism 
Anaemia (CKD 3-5)

6. Kidney Transplantation

Predictors of untoward events: rejection, opportunistic infection

Novel Immunosuppression


Long-term renal allograft survival

Causes of late allograft failure

Evolution and Clinical Pathologic Correlations of De Novo Donor-Specific HLA Antibody Post Kidney Transplant

Diagnosis of Acute Rejection within and beyond the biopsy

Biomarkers of Acute Rejection

Delayed Graft Function (DGF)



7. Dialysis 

Intermittent Hemodialysis (IHD)

Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies (CRRT)

Adequacy of Dialysis

Hemodialysis Prescription

Vascular Access for Dialysis



Scientific Topics:  The 2nd IPNA Teaching Course in Clinical Nephrology

  • Treatment of complicated and steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome.
  • Rituximab in Pediatric Nephrology.
  • Genetics and Nephrology.
  • Tips in AKI Management.
  • Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract (CAKUT).
  • Stone Disease and Nephrocalcinosis in Pediatric Nephrology.
  • Cystic diseases of the Kidney, Nephronophthisis.
  • Magnesium: Should we care about it?
  • Renal involvement in Vasculitis.
  • Management of AMR in Pediatrics.
  • Transplant in Patients with congenital malformation of the urinary tract.
  • PD in Neonates.
  • CAPD vs APD.
  • Vascular access in HD, current recommendations in Pediatrics.
  • Clinicopathology Session.
  • Clinical practice guidelines for screening and management of high BP in children.
  • Effects of HDF vs HD on growth.
  • CV risk biomarkers in children.
  • Thrombotic-Microangiopathy (TMA) in children.
  • Eculizumab therapy and aHUS: when to treat and for how long?
  • Re-Transplantation in Children.


Profile of Attendance: -

•Nephrologist working in primary care, community care & hospitals

•Nephrology Fellows

•Dialysis Nurses

•ICU Nurses

•Vascular, Urology and Transplant Surgeons

•Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Physicians

•Pediatric Nephrologists 

•Fellows in Pediatrics

•General Practitioners



Abstract Deadline: February 15, 2019

info [at] jordan-valley.com


Mohammad Ghnaimat, MD, FRCP (Ed), FACP

Senior Consultant Nephrologist

President of Arab Society of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation

President of the Jordanian Society of Nephrology and Transplantation

Chairman of The Middle East International Society of Nephrology (ISN) Board Region