ASN Renal Week

ASN Renal Week 2010

The American Society of Nephrology's Renal Week is the world's most significant nephrology meeting devoted to the latest advances in research, clinical care and education in kidney diseases. More than 13,000 doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals from all over the world are expected to participate.

Renal Week is being held in Denver, Colorado, this year, and apart from the important sessions on acute and chronic kidney diseases, four special areas will be highlighted: Epithelial Transport and Cell Biology, Renal Immunology and Transplantation, New Insights into Glomerular Structure and Function, and Kidney Development and Stem Cells.

BioPorto Diagnostics will be exhibiting in the commercial area of the Colorado Convention Center, displaying the latest developments in its NGAL portfolio and focusing especially on The NGAL Test for fully automated clinical chemistry analyzers.

Poster presentation

In the scientific sessions, BioPorto Diagnostics' Scientific Director Lars Otto Uttenthal will present a poster on the "Correlation of NGAL Levels with RIFLE Categories in Critically Ill Patients" (abstract 5471), which will be displayed in the poster area on Thursday, November 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., poster board number TH−PO761.

For further details or discussion of the subject matter of this poster Dr. Uttenthal can be contacted at

Meet BioPorto Diagnostics sales staff at booth 511 for setting up appointments or further information on our products:

Jakob Ohm Eriksen, Product Manager,

Klaus Boberg Pedersen, Product Manager,

Further information on ASN Renal Week is available on