McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A translational view of:
Cardio-renal syndrome

  • Seminar Information
  • Video with Dr. Peter Margetts
  • Video with Dr. Jeffrey Dickhout

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Information


Monday, October 21, 2013


  • Dr. Peter Margetts, Professor, Department of Medicine Director, MD/PhD Program
  • Dr. Jeffrey Dickhout, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine


This seminar includes a clinical presentation with patient interview followed by a research presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how patients with heart disease may develop kidney dysfunction
  • Review the association between heart disease in patients with chronic kidney disease
  • Learn the physiological processes in chronic renal disease that may lead to chronic heart disease
  • Understand how research in biomedical science is developing new targets to interfere with these processes

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706