Keynote Speakers

Joanne Bargman MD FRCPC

Joanne Bargman is a staff nephrologist at the University Health Network and Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She received her MD cum laude from the University of Toronto. She pursued nephrology training at Stanford University. Her research focused on renal physiology and micropuncture. Upon returning to Toronto, she was recruited to the […]

Yoke Ling Chan

Ms Chan is practising as an Advanced Practice Nurse in Endocrinology at the Singapore General Hospital. She graduated from the Nanyang Polytechnic before obtaining her bachelor’s degree from the University of Sydney. Through her commitment in life-long learning, she has graduated from the NUS Masters Nursing course in 2015 and attained the accreditation for APN […]

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 […]

Josephine Chow

Professor Josephine Chow

Coming from a career specialty background as a renal nurse, Prof Chow is currently the Director Strategy and Partnerships, the Professor in South Western Sydney Nursing & Midwifery Research Alliance, Deputy Director of Research of South Western Sydney Local Health District.  She is very active in both clinical trial and clinical researches. Prof Chow is […]

Professor Simon Davies

Simon Davies is a consultant nephrologist at the University Hospital of North Midlands and professor of Nephrology and Dialysis Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Keele University, UK. His principal research interests are in peritoneal dialysis, the evaluation of fluid status in advanced kidney failure and the utilisation of Home Therapies. […]

Professor Olivier Devuyst

Olivier Devuyst, M.D., Ph.D., graduated from UCLouvain in Brussels (Belgium) and trained at the Technion Institute (Haifa, Israel) and the Johns Hopkins Medical School (Baltimore, USA). He is Full Professor at the University of Zurich (Switzerland), where he co-chairs the University priority program on rare diseases, and has a joint appointment in nephrology at UCLouvain […]

Dr. Jie Dong

Dr. Jie Dong graduated from Peking University Health Science Center in 1995. She completed her post-graduate training at Peking University First Hospital in both Internal medicine and nephrology in 2002. She was trained as a visiting scholar in the hypertension and nephrology department, Vanderbilt University. She is currently depute director of Renal Division in Peking […]

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 […]

Olof Heimburger

Olof Heimbürger

Olof was a council member of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis 2001-2014 (ISPD Secretary 2006-2014) and a member of the European Renal Best Practice Advisory Board (ERBP, the guideline committee of ERA-EDTA) 2008-2020. Olof has taken part in clinical trials of new peritoneal dialysis solutions as well as several other clinical trials, experimental studies […]

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 […]

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 Philip Li

Prof. Philip Kam-Tao Li is the Senior Consultant Physician of the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics at the Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH), Hong Kong and also the Honorary Professor of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prof. Li is the President of the International Association of Chinese Nephrologists (IACN). He is also […]

Kelly Lim

Miss Kelly Lim

Miss Kelly is a Renal Advanced Practice Nurse at Tan Tock Seng Hospital Singapore. She has 16 years of experience in nursing, including Critical Care and Renal Medicine. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Nursing and graduated from National University of Singapore in 2021. Her focus of training is in Peritoneal Dialysis and General […]

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 […]

Grace Ngaruiya

Grace holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from The University of Nairobi, A fellowship of international society of Nephrology/ International society of peritoneal dialysis in Nephrology nursing from Pondycherry Institute of Medical Sciences in Chennai India. She is currently undertaking her PHD in Nephrology Nursing at […]

Dr Watanyu Parapiboon

Watanyu Parapiboon is a nephrologist at Maharat Nakhonratchasima Hospital, 1300 bed hospital in the Northeastern part of Thailand. He is also an assistant professor of medicine from Mahidol University, Thailand. Watanyu had a Thai subspecialty board of Nephrology in 2011 and a certificate of Safety Quality Informatics and Leadership (SQIL) program from Harvard Medical School […]

Dr Jeffrey Perl

Dr Jeffrey Perl is a staff nephrologist at, St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He received his Master of Science in Epidemiology from The Harvard School for Public Health. He is a prior recipient of The John Maher Young Investigator Award by the International Society for […]

Dr Rob Quinn

Dr. Quinn is a Professor in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.  He is a Nephrologist and Clinical Epidemiologist whose research interests include the care of patients with kidney disease, the provision of renal replacement therapies (with a focus on dialysis access), and quality of dialysis care.   He received his MD […]

Rukshana Shroff

Professor Rukshana Shroff

Rukshana Shroff is a Professor of Paediatric Nephrology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, and University College London, UK. Her research focuses on bone and cardiovascular disease in childhood CKD and improving outcomes for children on dialysis. She holds a prestigious senior fellowship from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Dr Shroff is […]

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 […]

Dr Isaac Teitelbaum

Dr. Teitelbaum is Professor of Internal Medicine/Nephrology and Director of the Home Dialysis Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado. Dr. Teitelbaum has been an active clinical nephrologist for over 35 years. He oversees the care of 55 home dialysis patients in addition to maintaining a busy clinical and consultative […]

Hezkia Tsoory

Mr. Tsoory has over two decades of experience of worldwide business, R&D, and global operations in both the healthcare and semiconductor industries. His solid background in both technology and management positions him to lead liberDi to success as an accomplished management executive with a track record in launching innovative systems to the market, with emphasis […]

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 […]

Brad Warady

Professor Bradley A. Warady

Bradley A. Warady, M.D. is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Director, Division of Nephrology and Director, Dialysis and Transplantation at Children’s Mercy Kansas City.  Dr. Warady serves as Co-Principal Investigator of the NIH-funded Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) Study and the International Pediatric Dialysis Network (IPDN).  He […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ms Lydia Lim Wei Wei

Ms Lydia Lim Wei Wei is a Programme Manager with 20 years of experience in the Department of Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital. She graduated with a Bachelor in Nursing in 1998 and obtained her specialization in Nephrology nursing in 2008. She was awarded the Singhealth Health Manpower Development Programme scholarship to be further trained […]

Martin Willkie

Professor Martin Wilkie

Consultant Kidney Specialist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and am honorary professor of nephrology University of Sheffield.  I have looked after people on home dialysis clinic for more than 25 years.  My research interest relates to enabling people to take a greater role in their own dialysis care either at home or at […]

Professor Hui Kim Yap

Professor Hui Kim Yap has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Professor Hui Kim Yap has been awarded several grants from the National Medical Research Council totalling more than 1 million dollars. Professor Hui Kim Yap won various awards including the National Kidney Foundation Gift of Life Award in 1996, Faculty Research Excellence […]

Dr Zhanze Yu

Zanzhe Yu is an associate chief nephrologist at the Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine and a lecturer at Ottawa-Shanghai joint school of medicine. Her principle research interests are in peritoneal dialysis and the evaluation of fluid status in advanced renal failure. She is the leading investigator of Renji cohort of Biological Determinants of Peritoneal […]