Renal Research Conference

Weekly meetings hosted by the Vanderbilt O'Brien Kidney Center at 8:30 a.m. CT on Fridays

The Vanderbilt O'Brien Kidney Center (VOKC) Renal Research Conference occurs Fridays at 8:30 a.m. CT from September through May each academic calendar year. The conference aims to: 

  • Provide junior investigators from Vanderbilt and partner institutions with a supportive venue where they can hone their presentation skills and practice responding to questions
  • Foster collaborations between VOKC investigator with directors of core laboratories at VUMC and investigators from laboratories at Vanderbilt Univeristy by sharing research capabilities and interests
  • Provide senior investigators within VOKC with the opportunity to present early work for feedback and critical review from colleagues
  • Invite pioneering renal researchers from around the world to share latest findings with VOKC investigator

Past Presenters

Contact the Reneal Research Conference organizers:

Matthew Wilson, PhD, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension


William Fissell, IV, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension


For more information and questions, please email Lindsey Schindler, Program Manager, or call (615) 343-5400.