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Dietary Factors & Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD): Disease Progression

This presentation, Dietary Factors & Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD): Disease Progression, reviews practical guidance for diet and PKD and focuses on the preclinical and clinical data on the role of body mass index, caloric intake, cholesterol, and caffeine on PKD progression.  In this presentation the impact of these dietary factors on the pathophysiology of PKD and outcomes will be discussed.

*Speakers are employees of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC).

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Jill A. Green

Jill A. Green, PhD

Nephrology Medical Science Liaison
    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.*

Jill A. Green, PhD, is a Medical Science Liaison in the nephrology division at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. Dr. Green received her PhD in biomedical sciences, with a specialization in biochemical and molecular basis of disease. She went on to hold a research scientist role at The James Comprehensive Cancer Center at The Ohio State University, specializing in oncology pre-clinical research before taking a position as a Regulatory Compliance Officer where she managed thoracic oncology clinical trials at The James Cancer Hospital.

Dr. Green has been a proud member of the PKD Foundation – Columbus, OH chapter for over 12 years where she has been active in fundraising and advocacy efforts.

Kaitlin Dehlin

Kaitlin Dehlin, PhD, RD

Nephrology Medical Science Liaison
    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.*

Kaitlin Dehlin, PhD, RD earned her doctorate from West Virginia University in Animal and Nutritional Sciences. Her doctoral work examined various dietary interventions to attenuate disease progression in a preclinical rat model of polycystic kidney disease. Prior to that, Dr. Dehlin earned a master’s degree and worked clinically as a Registered Dietitian.

Since the completion of her doctorate in 2014, Dr. Dehlin joined Mead Johnson Nutrition and worked on various products and clinical trials. She joined Otsuka in 2018 as a Medical Science Liaison. During her time at Otsuka, she has built relationships with key opinion leaders, assisted in resource development, and worked with several clinical trial sites.

Location

Online via NephU.org