Presenter: Louis Girard

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Dr. Louis Girard joined the Division of Nephrology at the University of Calgary in July of 2010. He is a Nephrologist and Clinical Associate Professor. Within the Division of Nephrology, Dr. Girard focuses on clinical immunology and infectious diseases in chronic kidney disease patients. He is the medical director of the Glomerulonephritis Clinic and the Medical Co-Director of Apheresis. Furthermore, he has developed a multi-disciplinary rare diseases clinic that operates out of the Southern Alberta Renal Program. In addition to patients with GN/Vasculitis, this clinic focuses on patients with aHUS, Tuberous Sclerosis and ADPKD. Dr. Girard has a strong clinical research interest. He is currently the local primary investigator on numerous global trials in glomerulonephritis and vasculitis. Dr. Girard has a strong commitment to education and has won numerous awards for his teaching contributions at all levels of medical training.

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