Checkpoint Inhibitors Nephrotoxicity


The Continuing Medical Education Office at the Lebanese American University invites you to attend the Grand Round presented by:

  • Abdallah S. Geara, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

In this Grand Round, Dr. Geara will provide a review of the pathophysiology of Immune-related Adverse Effects (IRAEs) then he will discuss the diagnostic evaluation for IRAEs. Also, a review of the available data on risk factors and clinical course of kidney IRAEs will be provided. Moreover, the management of kidney IRAEs will be discussed particularly for transplant and resuming immunotherapy.

Dr. Abdallah Geara graduated from the Lebanese University-Faculty of Medical Sciences in 2005 with a Medical Doctor degree. He did his nephrology fellowship at Columbia University, NY and graduate in 2012 and then received additional training in onconephrology and glomerular diseases from the University of Pennsylvania where he is currently working as a faculty in the Renal, Hypertension and Electrolyte division at the University of Pennsylvania.

One CME/CPD Credit will be offered for attending this Grand Round.

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Event number: 181 044 7526
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