19th EuGMS Helsinki Conference

We are attending the 19 EuGMS Helsinki Conference with a CONNECT symposium.

EuGMS | Program

Submitted symposium: Connecting brain and kidney: a place for chronic kidney disease in cognitive Disorders and aging, on behalf of the cognitive decline in nephro-neurology: European Cooperative target (CONNECT Cost Action).

Chairs: Giuseppe Paolisso, Italy, Francesco Mattace-Raso, The Netherlands


  1. Is kidney function decline associated with cognitive decline? Marion Pépin, France
  2. Kidney-Brain axis: is it only about vascular injury? Aleksandra Klimkowicz Mrowiec, Poland
  3. Drugs with a potential negative impact on cognitive function in CKD: how can we improve prescription? Gaye Hafez, Turkey

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Fifth Call for Short-Term Scientific Mission

Fifth Call for Short-Term Scientific Mission (STSM) applications within the COST Action “Cognitive decline in Nephro-Neurology: European Cooperative Target (CONNECT)” Deadline for submission: April 13th, 2024

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Efficacy of erythropoietin as a neuroprotective agent in CKD-associated cognitive dysfunction: A literature systematic review

Authors: Michelangela Barbieri, Paolo Chiodini, Piergiacomo Di Gennaro, Gaye Hafez, Sophie Liabeuf, Jolanta Malyszko, Laila-Yasmin Mani, Francesco Mattace Raso, Marion Pepin, Norberto Perico, Mariadelina Simeoni, Carmine Zoccali, Giovanni Tortorella, Annalisa Capuano, Giuseppe Remuzzi, Giovambattista Capasso, Giuseppe Paolisso, on behalf of CONNECT Action (Cognitive Decline in Nephro-Neurology European Cooperative Target) collaborators Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) often experience

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