Seminar: Prof. Mitchell Halperin

Malaria: "From Genesis to Exodus": Reverence for creativity leads to Revelations

Date:
30 March 2015 13:00 hrs. - 14:00 hrs.
Location:
Figdor Lecture Theatre, 8th floor RIMLS Building, Geert Grooteplein 26-28, route 289
Title:
Malaria: "From Genesis to Exodus": Reverence for creativity leads to Revelations
Speaker(s):

Prof. Mitchell Halperin, Keenan Research Centre, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Host(s):

Prof. Peter Deen, Dept. of Physiology, Radboudumc

30-03-2015 13:00:0030-03-2015 14:00:00Europe/AmsterdamMalaria: "From Genesis to Exodus": Reverence for creativity leads to Revelations Figdor Lecture Theatre, 8th floor RIMLS Building, Geert Grooteplein 26-28, route 289Rimlsrimls@radboudumc.nl

Remarks / more information:

Prof. Halperin is an emeritus professor of medicine at the University of Toronto. His areas of interest are in renal and integrative physiology, metabolic regulation, and medical education. His research includes laboratory and clinical studies which have made significant contributions in the areas of acid-base balance, potassium, sodium and water physiology, and in the field of metabolic regulation. He developed many of the diagnostic tests used today at the bedside to reveal mechanisms of disease in these areas. 

In case you want to talk to Prof. Halperin personally, please send an email to:Peter.deen@radboudumc.nl before March 7.

 

Key Publications:

•Mechanisms to concentrate the urine: an opinion. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens; 17:416-22, 2008
•Intrarenal urea recycling leads to a higher rate of renal excretion of potassium: an hypothesis with clinical implications. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens; 20:547-54, 2011
•Acid-base problems in diabetic ketoacidosis. N Engl J Med; 372:546-54, 2015

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