AAKP Healthline


February Healthline Topic:

The Future of Transplantation: Implantable Artificial Kidney Research

Vanderbilt University Medical Center nephrologist and associate professor William Fissell, MD is making major progress on an implantable artificial kidney. Join us as we learn the latest on this amazing research project and what the future holds to help those affected by kidney disease.

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Webinar: The Future of Transplantation: Implantable Artificial Kidney Research

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pmET

Speaker: Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nephrologist and Associate Professor William Fissell, MD


The AAKP HealthLine is a webinar-based program (with the conference call option still available for those without a computer) that conveniently educates patients and their family members on a variety of important health care topics from the comfort of their home or office. HealthLine addresses many issues patients with kidney disease face such as diet/nutrition, mention/social/emotional health, medication management, renal replacement treatment options, co-morbid conditions kidney patients cope with such as hyperparathyroidism, bone disease, anemia, heart disease, and much more.

All webinar programs are one-hour long, feature two to three expert speakers and allow for live audience question and answer session toward the end of each session. All HealthLine programs are recorded and archived on the AAKP website for continued patient education. More than 5,000 individuals have participated in a HealthLine webinar.

How do I register?
Call (800) 749-AAKP to register or register online by clicking on the link on the program event page.

Who organizes each AAKP HealthLine program?
All webinars are organized by AAKP and feature leading health care professionals. Participation is FREE.

Can I ask a question during the webinar?
AAKP HealthLine is an interactive program. Time is provided at the end of each webinar for a brief question and answer session.