The Renal Pathology's Society is a non-profit organization committed to improvement and dissemination of knowledge regarding the pathophysiology and pathology of renal disease. The Renal Pathology Society promotes excellence in diagnosis, basic, clinical and translational research, encourages education and training in renal disease. International conferences and symposia brings news and updates pertaining to renal pathology to its members around the globe. Renal Pathology Society was initiated by renal pathologists (Jay Bernstein, R. Cotran, P.Burkholder, J. Churg, F. Cuppage, D. Jones, JKissane, K. Mostofi, M. Kashgarian and G. Striker), acting in large measure at the instigation of Conrad Pirani who was served as acting chairman. The meeting was held on November 20, 1977. during the American Society of Nephrology meeting at the Washington Hilton Hotel. pupose of the meeting is to consider the creation of a renal pathologist's organization. The Renal Pathology Club was born which was organized conferences for over several years at the annual American Society of Nephrology, The National Kidney Foundation, and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology meetings.
Years later, a committee was appointed to oversee the transition from club to society. Jay Bernstein, Frank A. Carone, Arthur H. Cohen, Robert B. Colvin, Ramzi, Charles Jennette, Michael Kashgarian, Vivian Pinn-Wiggins, Seymour Rosen, Liliane M. Striker, H.G. Rennke, Benjamin Spargo, and M.A. Venkatachalam who were participated in the transition and the Renal Pathology Club became the Renal Pathology Society in 1993. Members of the Renal Pathology Club become members of the new Renal Pathology Society. The first Renal Pathology Society president was Gloria Gallo and the first secretary was J. Charles Jennette. Renal Pathology Society has more than 400 registered members from over 30 countries and all continents.Read More»