Keynote Speakers

Dr. A.W.M.Wazil

Dr.A.W.M. Wazi is a consultant Nephrologist at National Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka. He has significant research interest in IgA Nephropathy, Lupus Nephritis, Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal  Dialysis and post transplant infections. He is a member of research group that look into the etiology of CKDu, based in University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.  He won the President’s […]

Dr Karine Manera

Dr Karine Manera is a research fellow at the Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney. Her research expertise is in the field of person-centred care and outcomes, patient-reported outcomes, qualitative research, consensus methods and consumer engagement. She is a committee member of the Standardised Outcomes in Nephrology (SONG) initiative and project coordinator […]

Dr Mui Hian Sim

Dr Sim Mui Hian received her PharmD from the National University of Singapore in 2016 and is currently a Principal Clinical Pharmacist at the Singapore General Hospital. She has a keen interest in Renal Medicine and has been running the clinics such as the Low Clearance Clinic, Peritoneal Dialysis Clinic and Renal Supportive Care Clinics […]

Mr See Soon Chee

I was diagnosed with kidney failure at the age of 16. The cause was unknown even though several biopsies were conducted. On 2009, I started CAPD and still doing it ‘til today. CAPD gives me the flexibility to live my life as close to a healthy person’s life could be. And I am also blessed […]

Ms Wang Wei

Ms Wang Wei is an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). She has over 16 years of experience in renal nursing and is extremely passionate in the field of renal nursing. Since being a full-pledged APN in early this year, she has been involved in many services developed for peritoneal dialysis […]

Professor Donald Fraser

DF is a clinical academic based in Cardiff, Wales, where he leads the Division of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff University, comprising 200 staff and 70 postgraduate research students, and the Wales Kidney Research Unit, a Biomedical Research Unit funded by Health and Care Research Wales that studies the diagnosis, prevention, treatment and social context of […]

Professor Rachel Walker

Associate Professor Rachael Walker is an academic nephrology Nurse Practitioner in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. Dr Walker research is primarily focused on patient experiences of nephrology care, specifically home dialysis and how we support patients better to uptake and maintain home dialysis. Dr Walker’s is also involved in clinical trials and health economics. Dr Walker […]

Professor Talerngsak Kanjanabuch

Talerngsak Kanjanabuch is professor of medicine and director of the Centre of Excellence in Kidney Metabolic Disorders, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University. He serves as a chair of Advisory Board of CAPD and executive member, The Nephrology Society of Thailand as well as the Representative Developing Nations of the Cross Regional Education and Exchange in […]

Professor Yasuhiko Ito

Yasuhiko Ito, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Japan Yasuhiko Ito, MD PhD is a professor in the Department of the Nephrology and Rheumatology of Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Japan. He contributed to the ISPD guideline Catheter-Related Infections Recommendations: 2017 Update. He is a chairperson to establish the new […]