2021 Fall Meeting

ESCAPE Network - Fall Meeting 2021

Date:Friday, November 26 - Saturday, November 27
Venue:International Science Forum Heidelberg (IWH), Hauptstrasse 242, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany 

Once again, the Fall meeting of the ESCAPE Network in Heidelberg took place in Heidelberg, with around twenty-five individuals attending in person (everyone attending was fully vaccinated against COVID-19). A virtual component for those that could not attend in person was offered as well. The meeting took place Friday afternoon, 26 November and Saturday morning, 27 November, at the International Science Forum Heidelberg (IWH), the same location as in previous years.

The agenda can be found below.

Friday, 26. November

15:30Start of Network Meeting (Day 1)
15:30Welcome and Introduction
(Franz Schaefer, Heidelberg)
15:35PREDICT Trial update
(William Morello, Milano)
16:00ESCAPE participation in Finerenone Trial
(Franz Schaefer, Heidelberg)
16:30Daprodustat Clinical Trial Program
(Juliet Roberts & Thomas Hiemstra, GlaxoSmithKline)                                       
17:10Coffee Break
17:35EURAKid Registry
(Isabella Guzzo, Rome)
17:55ADPedKD Registry update
(Djalila Mekahli, Leuven)
18:15Organoid modeling in ARPKD
(Theresa Fluhr, Heidelberg)
18:35ARegPKD Registry 
(Max Liebau, Cologne)
19:00End of Day 1


Saturday, 27. November

9:00Start of Network Meeting (Day 2)
9:00Urine DKK3 predicts CKD progression in children
(Danilo Fliser, Homburg)
9:40Serum GDF-15: a novel biomarker of CKD progression in children
(Julia Bartels, Heidelberg)
10:00Prediction of CKD progression by serum proteome profiling
(Max Liebau, Cologne)
10:20Anemia control in children with CKD
(William Morello, Milano)
10:40Coffee Break
11:00Use of artificial intelligence to predict SRNS outcomes from kidney biopsies
(Charlotte Gimpel, Konstanz; Jan Becker, Cologne)
11:30CAKUT whole genome sequencing project
(Susanne Böttcher, Mannheim)
11:50PD biopsy studies
(Maria Bartosova, Heidelberg)
12:104C-Track study update 
(Karolis Azukaitis, Vilnius)
12:30CKD Cohort Study
(Franz Schaefer, Heidelberg)
14:00End of Network Meeting


This meeting was kindly supported by