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Children’s and UAB to Host International Neonatal Nephrology Symposium

The inaugural International Neonatal Nephrology Symposium (INNS) takes place in Birmingham in September 2024.

The Pediatric and Infant Center for Acute Nephrology (PICAN) at Children’s of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will host the inaugural International Neonatal Nephrology Symposium (INNS) September 11-15, 2024, at the Hilton Birmingham Downtown at UAB.

This symposium will bring together experts, researchers and clinicians from across the globe to share knowledge, exchange ideas and collaborate on the latest advancements in neonatal kidney disease. The event will provide a unique platform for networking and foster scientific dialogue that will contribute to improving outcomes in the youngest patients.


  • Practical aspects of neonatal kidney care—the science and the art
  • From crib to bench and back to the crib
  • Kidney health metrics in neonates and young children
  • Fetal kidney disease—a new era
  • Neonatal organ cross talk
  • Neonatal nephrology potpourri

Featured Workshops

  • Clinical roundtables—caring for neonates with kidney disease and their families
  • Hands-on practical skills sessions—tools to optimize care of neonates with kidney disease

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Save the Date: International Congenital CMV Conference and Workshop is April 7-11


From left, Karen Fowler, DrPH; Shannon Ross, M.D.; and Suresh Boppana, M.D., of the UAB Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children’s of Alabama are the co-chairs of the International Congenital CMV Conference and International CMV Workshop set for April 7-11, 2019, in Birmingham, Alabama.

The seventh International Congenital CMV Conference and 17th International CMV Workshop will be held in Birmingham, Alabama, April 7-11, 2019. The event’s aim is to help accelerate the prevention and cure of CMV disease by bringing the expertise of clinicians and scientists together in one forum.

Both international meetings have been combined in order to enhance the translation from basic research to clinical practice and vice versa to inspire basic scientists by highlighting the clinical problems and disease burden of CMV. The conference attracts approximately 350 attendees and is relevant to clinicians (pediatricians, neonatologists, gynecologists and obstetricians, transplantation surgeons and physicians), researchers (microbiologists, epidemiologists, immunologists and vaccinologists), public health professionals, childcare providers, parents, students, foundations and advocacy organizations, intervention developers, and providers and vaccine developers.

CMV 2019 co-chairs are Suresh Boppana, M.D.; Karen Fowler, DrPH; and Shannon Ross, M.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children’s of Alabama.

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