Announcing 2016 Funding for Alport Syndrome Research

The Alport Syndrome Foundation (ASF), Pedersen Family, and The Kidney Foundation of Canada (KFOC) Research Funding Program are pleased to announce that joint funding has been awarded for two new research projects on Alport Syndrome, a rare genetic kidney disease.
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Dr. Marie-Josée Hébert Awarded The Kidney Foundation of Canada 2016 Medal for Research Excellence

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce prolific scientist and renowned transplant researcher Dr. Marie-Josée Hébert of Montreal as the recipient of the 2016 Medal for Research Excellence. Dr. Hébert’s major research focus is related to the pivotal role of renal fibrosis in chronic kidney disease and transplant rejection.
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Award Winners: Grateful to our Volunteers, Partners

Throughout the past several weeks, awards ceremonies across the country have recognized those individuals, corporations, and groups which have gone above and beyond in their support of The Kidney Foundation. We applaud their efforts and value the relationships which help us to build a stronger kidney community across Canada.

For more information on these awards:
The National Recognition Awards
The Bresinger Award of Excellence

SeeKD targeted screening program helps early detection of CKD risk in Canadians

At the first Kidney March in 2010 we told people we wanted to launch a targeted screening & testing program for those most at risk. Thanks to all of our Marchers and their donors for your support in helping to make this important work possible! As Dr. Brenda Hemmelgarn (6 time Kidney Marcher) states in the article, "This targeted screening program was able to identify a high proportion of participants at risk of CKD and a greater proportion of participants with unrecognized chronic kidney disease." Click here to read the story..

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