GDCN Annual Meeting Information

Save the Date! The 31st Annual Meeting of the Glomerular Disease Collaborative Network will take place on Saturday May 20th – Sunday May 21st in Chapel Hill, NC.


The 30th Annual Meeting of the GDCN took place on April 16th –April 17th, 2016 at the Kenan Center in Chapel Hill, NC.

Slide sets from the presentations are below.

2016 Agenda

"Pathology Developments in the Past 30 Years that have Changed Diagnosis, Prognosis and Management of Glomerular Diseases Today" - J. Charles Jennette, MD

"Complement in the Diagnosis and Management of Kidney Disease" - Ronald Falk, MD

"Clinical Developments in the Past 30 Years that have Changed Diagnosis, Prognosis and Management of Glomerular Diseases Today" - Patrick Nachman, MD

"Developments in the Treatment of Lupus Nephritis" - Will Pendergraft III, MD, PhD

"Kidney Disease Caused by Monoclonal Immunoglobulin" -  J. Charles Jennette, MD

"Monoclonal Gammopathies of Renal Significance" - Peter Voorhees, MD


The GDCN is a network of health care professionals and researchers that help recruit patents into a long-term registry that seeks to learn more about diseases that affect the filters (glomeruli) in the kidney. Every year, network members meet up for continuing education and to review ongoing and new studies involving patients with glomerular disease.

Meeting objectives:

• Review and understand the pathophysiology of various Glomerular diseases.
• Recognize new treatment protocols/experimental therapies for Glomerular disease.
• Describe the role that the GDCN patient registry plays in Glomerular disease research.
• Discuss treatment and clinical management options with attending colleagues.


Central Coordinating Office:

Glomerular Disease Collaborative Network (GDCN)
7024 Burnett-Womack Bldg
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7155
E-Mail: gdcnunc@med.unc.edu
Phone: 1-866-462-9371