Quantitative Morphology in Kidney Research
February 13-14, 2012 Conference Videos




Introduction and Goals
Robert Star, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and Jeffrey Kopp, NIDDK
10:52 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 41,039 KB)




Overview: Principles of Stereology and Applications to Research Settings
John Bertram, Monash University, Australia
73:39 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 361,107 KB)




Panel Discussion: Challenges and Unresolved Issues in Determining Glomerular Number in Autopsy and Biopsy Studies
John Bertram (Chair), Monash University, Australia
Bryan Myers, Stanford University
Julie Ingelfinger, Harvard University
Michael Mauer, University of Minnesota
Kathryn White, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
50:21 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 170,224 KB)




Podocyte Number: Methods to Estimate Podocyte Number
Kevin Lemley, University of Southern California
66:36 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 171,357 KB)




Genetic Variation in Podocyte Number: Lessons From Mice
Erwin Bottinger, Mount Sinai Hospital School of Medicine
39:56 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 110,047 KB)




Panel Discussion: Is it Possible to Accurately Measure Podocyte Number in Clinical Biopsy Material?
Kevin Lemley (Chair), University of Southern California
Behzad Najafian, University of Washington
John Basgen, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Jennifer Weil, NIDDK
Susanne Nicholas, University of California, Los Angeles
62:39 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 274,240 KB)




Quantitative Morphology to Generate Surrogate Outcomes: Morphologic Changes as Surrogate Outcomes – How Are These Defined and Validated? FDA Perspective.
Aliza Thompson and Lynne Yao, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
45:57 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 79,932 KB)




Frontiers: Imaging Approaches to Cortical Volume and Glomerular Number
Kevin Bennett, Arizona State University
35:03 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 126,400 KB)




Panel Discussion
Takamune Takahashi, Vanderbilt University
Norbert Gretz, Universitat Heidelberg, Germany
13:10 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 31,958 KB)




Breakout Session Reports
  • Glomerular Area and Volume
    John Bertram, Monash University, Australia and Wendy Hoy, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Interstitial Capillaries
    Michael Mauer, University of Minnesota and Agnes Fogo, Vanderbilt University
  • Interstitial Fibrosis
    Kevin Lemley, University of Southern California and Cindy Nast, Cedars – Sinai
  • Digital Pathology
    Stephen Hewitt, National Cancer Institute and Laura Barisoni, New York University Langone Medical Center
25:07 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 147,018 KB)




Digital Pathology: Whole-Slide Imaging - Asking the Critical Questions
Stephen Hewitt, National Cancer Institute
11:34 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 21,726 KB)




Conference Summary
Kevin Lemley, University of Southern California
3:51 minutes, View Transcript, Download Video (MP4, 17,615 KB)




Date Last Updated: 10/5/2012

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