Acute Kidney Injury in COVID-19 Patients
Thursday 16 April – from 16.00-17.00 hrs CEST
This COVID-19 webinar is a presentation and discussion with several leading experts in Acute Kidney Injury and Renal Replacement Therapy. The speakers shared their recent experience and observations of cases of AKI in COVID-19 patients.
Dr Marlies OSTERMANN, is a Consultant in Critical Care and Nephrology at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, London, and an Honorary Senior Lecturer and Reader in Critical Care Nephrology at King’s College, London. After graduating from medical school in Göttingen (Germany), Dr Ostermann did her post-graduate training in London and Canada. Widely published in issues relating to AKI and RRT, Dr Ostermann is co-founder of the London AKI Network. She is current Chair of the ESICM AKI Section and a Course Director of the Society’s RRT State of the Art Master Class.
Professor Eric HOSTE is Head of ICU and Full Professor of Internal Medicine at Ghent University Hospital, Belgium. A Senior Clinical Investigator of the Flanders Research Foundation (FWO) and former President of the Belgian Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Prof. Hoste is a former Chair of the ESICM AKI Section and a Course Director of the ESICM RRT Master Class. He is editor of the JECCM and a member of the ECCRN and ISN Renal Disaster Relief Task Force.
Professor Luigi FORNI is a Professor and Consultant in Intensive Care at the Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (UK). Originally a physical chemist, Professor Forni subsequently trained at St George’s Hospital Medical School and did his specialised ICU and Nephrology training at St Thomas’ & St George’s. His research interests include AKI, RRT and predictive modelling in acute medical admissions. Founder member and former Chair of the ESICM AKI Section, a former Chair of the Research Committee, he is currently General Secretary of the Society.