Don’t miss the webinar on Pro-Enkephalin by Prof. Alan Maisel on 10/11/16 at 8:00 PST (11:00 EST)

You are cordially invited to join the LabRoots Webinar on Pro-Enkephalin held by Prof. Alan Maisel (UC San Diego) entitled “Pro-Enkephalin: A Novel Biomarker for Assessment of Kidney Function, Early Prediction and Identification of Acute Kidney Injury”. DATE: October 11, 2016. TIME:  8:00 a.m. PST (11:00 a.m. EST). Click here to register for free:

Alan Maisel, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, UC San Diego
Director, Coronary Care Unit and Heart Failure Program, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System

Learning Objectives: 

  • Characterize the clinical challenge of chronic and acute kidney injury (AKI) and the limitations for predicting, diagnosing and managing AKI
  • Review Pro-Enkephalin, its function and role as an endogenous opioid hormone, and its relationship to renal function
  • Review recently published data in European and North American cohorts examining Pro-Enkephalin levels in predicting outcomes in chronic renal function and acute kidney injury.