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Sunday September 13, 2020 - 21:45 to 23:30

Room: Channel 1

200.3 The Burden of CKD in China: Implications for the global treatment of end stage kidney disease

Luxia Zhang, People's Republic of China

Professor of Medicine, Peking University First Hospital
Assistant Dean, National Institute of Health Data Science, Peking University

Biography


Luxia Zhang, MD, MPH
Dr. Luxia Zhang is the professor in the renal division of Peking University First Hospital, and the Assistant Dean of National Institute of Health Data Science at Peking University. She obtained her M.D. degree at Peking University; and her MPH degree at Harvard School of Public Health.
For the last fifteen years, her researches focus on prevalence, risk factors, intervention and management of kidney disease in China. Most of her work provide first-hand information of kidney disease in China, and have gained wide attention internationally. During the last 5 years, she has initiated several projects based on big data and utilizing machine learning in the field of major non-communicable chronic diseases. Her studies have been published in top medical journals including N Engl J Med, Lancet and BMJ. She is the vice president of Committee on Health Data Science and Digital Medicine, China International Exchange and Promotion Association for Medicine and Healthcare; Vice president of Beijing Young Nephrologists Society; member of Lancet Digital Health International Advisory Board; and member of Editorial Board of Clin J Am Soc Nephrol and Am J Kidney Dis.

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