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MDI Science Café: ‘Chronic Kidney Disease: The Hidden Danger of Diabetes’

Event organizer: Stefanie Matteson
Event Date & Time: February 11, 2019 5:00 pm until February 11, 2019 6:00 pm
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MDI Biological Laboratory | Contributed
MDI Biological Laboratory | Contributed

BAR HARBOR — The next MDI Science Cafe, “Chronic Kidney Disease: The Hidden Danger of Diabetes,” will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11 at the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation, 159 Old Bar Harbor Rd. Hermann Haller, M.D., president of the MDI Biological Laboratory, will give the talk.

Haller will discuss diabetes as a risk factor for CKD and end-stage renal disease (ESRD); current treatments options; recent advances, including the contributions of the MDI Biological Laboratory; and efforts to address the limitations of current therapies — dialysis and kidney transplant — through the development of artificial organs.

For more information on the MDI Science Café schedule, please visit or call 207-288-3147.