Friday June 27, 2014 at 8:00 AM EDT
Sunday June 29, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT

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Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital 
225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

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Julie Bertarelli 
The Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation 
(800) 643-8699 

Scientific Committee

  • Dean Assimos, MD
  • Barbara Cellini, PhD
  • Marguerite Hatch, PhD
  • Sally Hulton, MD
  • Bernd Hoppe, MD
  • Craig Langman, MD
  • Dawn Miller, MD



11th International
Primary Hyperoxaluria Workshop
for Professionals, Patients and Families
Chicago, Illinois
June 27 - 29, 2014

Please join us on June 27-29 2014 for the 11th International Primary Hyperoxaluria Workshop for Professionals, Patients and Families in Chicago, Illinois at the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital and the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.

The program will consist of a combination of a number of outstanding international invited speakers and unique abstracts. The aims are to cover the most current topics surrounding PH, while providing a forum for rich clinical and scientific discussion. Attendance is expected to be around 80-100 attendees to ensure an intimate forum for dialog.

To view the complete aganda click here AGENDA.

We look forward to welcoming you to an exciting scientific meeting with your colleagues to hear and present the latest in our field.

 Craig Langman MD
Conference Director

Co-Sponsor, The OHF
Kim Hollander, Executive Director          

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Invited Lectures


Grand Rounds Lecture              Molecular Etiology & Pathogenesis of Primary Hyperoxaluria-What have we leaarned from 50 years of research?

Chris Danpure PhD

Oxalate Homeostasis  
Ross Holmes, PhD
Mechanisms of Proximal Tubule S3 Segment Injury in PH1 and CKD
Fred Coe, MD

The Interaction between the Intestinal Microbiome and Intestinal Oxalate

Transport Impract on Oxalate Homeostasis

Marguerite Hatch, PhD

Clinical Presentation, Urinary Diagnostics

and follow up in patients with PH3

Bernd Hoppe, MD
What Have We Learned about PH-3 Since its Discovery
Yaacov Frishberg, MD

S81L AND G170R Mutations causing Primary Hyperoxaluria TYPE 1 In Homozygosis and Heterozygosis: An Example of Positive Interallelic Complementation  

Elisa Oppici, PhD

Phenotype in PH-2 and its Genotype

Sally Hulton, MD

Hyperoxaluria, a Urologist's Perspective

on Stone Removal in Those with PH

Nephrocalcinosis: Mechanisms and implications for renal Outcome

Dean Assimos. MD


John Lieske, MD

Understanding Outcome Differences among PH Types
Dawn Milliner, MD
Substrate Reduction therapy for PH1 by Glycolate Oxidase Knock-Down: in Vivo Studies with Dicer Nanoparticles
Eduardo Salido PhD
 Protein Structure-function Deficiencies in Primary Hyperoxaluria
Todd Lowther PhD


Friday, June 27

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM  Grand Rounds

10:30 AM - 5:30 PM Workshop

Saturday, June 28

8:00 - 6:00 PM Workshop

Saturday, June 28

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM SOLD OUT Lake Michigan Cruise - Light Appetizers

Sunday, June 29

8:30 - 10:30 Walk for Kidneys - (Register to Walk)

Travel & Accommodations


  • To learn more about how to get to Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital please go to www.luriechildrens.org.


Please mention that you are part of The Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria     Foundation group to receive a discounted rate based on availability.

For more information contact:

Julie Bertarelli julieb@ohf.org