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His Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden, delivers a welcome speech at Life/2021
We are proud that HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden will give a welcome speech at the Life/2021 nephrology congress. Explore His welcome address in the final program.
Explore a healthy recipe to improve patient's health
Join an educational session with Jamie Oliver, who will guide you through a recipe, reviewed by Dr. Carla Avesani (Dietitian, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden), suitable especially for kidney disease patients. This is a session for all stakeholders of nephrology: physicians, nurses, nutritionists and patients.
The session will be moderated by the Life/2021 Chairmen Prof. Christoph Wanner, University Hospital Würzburg, Germany and Prof. Peter Stenvinkel, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Learn from the HIF experts
Have you ever wondered how the molecular understanding of HIF-inhibitors developed? Find out by following the conversation about hypoxia-inducible factor 1-alpha (HIF-1α) between Nobel Prize winner Prof. Sir Peter Ratcliffe (Francis Crick Institute, London
and University of Oxford) and Prof. Kai-Uwe Eckardt (Charité University Medicine, Berlin). Learn from these outstanding experts about the elucidation of the oxygen sensing pathway and its use in medicine!
Prof. Dr. Sir Peter Ratcliffe
Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Eckardt
Nurses Channel at Life/2021 nephrology congress
Your Life/nurse channel is specially designed to reflect how in dialysis, doctors and nurses work together as a very close team - and also how the role of the nurse is evolving!
In three dedicated sessions, highly topical renal nursing areas will be explored, such as: new challenges in patient care, the increasingly leading role of the nurse, six nurse research works with the potential to change nursing practice, as well as home dialysis in pandemic times and beyond.
Explore the special Nurse Channel
Join Life/TV to hear about our special guests and agenda highlights
Life/TV is your fresh start to the congress day. From September 15th to 18th, the daily Life/TV sessions will provide you with an informative 15 minute introduction to each day of the congress. Your Life/TV host is the professional moderator Kristina zur Mühlen. She will brief you on the day’s scientific breakout sessions, lectures, and keynote lectures as well as highlighting special guests and talks. A great way to stay on top of your personal agenda and make sure you don’t miss anything!.
Start the day with Life/TV! Kristina zur Mühlen is looking forward to welcoming you there!
Kristina zur Mühlen
TV Journalist, Presenter, Physicist
Explore physical health at Life/2021
Yoga and Pilates significantly benefit both body and mind. Take a revitalizing break together with our experienced yoga and Pilates teachers Joëlle Fixson and Kim Saha and learn more about patient related exercise!
Be part of it - the Life/2021 network
Explore where all the Life/participants come from - so far
The Life/2021 nephrology congress 15/09/2021-18/09/2021 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 13 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).
Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at
Please note: An administrative CME certification handling fee of 15 EUR will be charged in order to receive ECMEC®s.
The Life/2021 webinars and the Life/2021 congress are endorsed by ERA-EDTA.
ERA-EDTA's endorsement is for the promotion of education in general, therefore the specific content of the event/course is the responsability of the organiser.