Dr. Richard Glassock to Give 2016 Blythe Lecture

The Blythe Lecture takes place each year in honor of Dr. William Blythe, who was a distinguished and admired former chief of the Division of Nephrology at UNC. This year's lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 20 at 4:00 PM in G-100 Bondurant Hall. Dr. Glassock will present "Auto-immunity in Glomerular Disease- 50 years of Progress."

Dr. Richard Glassock to Give 2016 Blythe Lecture click to enlarge Richard J. Glassock, MD, MACP

The UNC Kidney Center is pleased to welcome Richard Glassock, MD, MACP, as the 2016 Blythe Lecturer. Dr. Glassock is Professor Emeritus at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the American Society of Nephrology’s Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP) Journal. Dr. Glassock is a graduate of UCLA School of Medicine, and completed a nephrology fellowship at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, as well as a research fellow at Harvard and the Scripps Clinic.

Dr. Glassock's biography on the American Society of Nephrology lists his many accolades as follows:

"He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Glomerular Diseases and Clinical Nephrology and has lectured in over 95 countries throughout the world. Dr. Glassock has received numerous awards, to include the David Hume Memorial Award of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), The Robert Narins Award of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the Distinguished Achievement Awards from UCLA School of Medicine, the Association of Professors of Medicine, and the Torchbearer Award of the American Kidney Fund (AKF)."

The Blythe Lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 20 at 4:00 PM in G-100 Bondurant Hall.

The title of Dr. Glassock's talk is "Auto-immunity in Glomerular Disease- 50 years of Progress."

Read more about Dr. Glassock.

 

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