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GREX at the American Society of Nephrology Annual General Meeting, Washington, DC: November 07, 2019

poster from GREX ASN General Meeting

 

The GREX World Summit:
Calgary, Canada: November 1-3, 2019

GREX held their inaugural world summit on November 1 – 3, 2019, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Attendees included ~60 GREX members representing 19 countries and 5 continents (North and South America, Australia, Europe, and Asia), specializing primarily in nephrology, exercise science, and/or nutrition. The objectives for the meeting were to: 

1. Establish a formal mission and vision for GREX;

2. Provide education on how to develop a global research network; 

3. Discuss: 

a.) barriers to and facilitators of exercise implementation 

b.) how to increase the relevance of exercise in nephrology 

c.) the results of the GREX Delphi Study on exercise research priorities 

4. Develop a strategy to further international exercise and physical activity research in CKD.