Dr. Peter Nickerson Awarded Kidney Foundation Medal for Research Excellence

Dr. Nickerson has earned an international reputation as a leader in kidney transplant research. His groundbreaking work is helping to advance clinical practice in Canada by providing doctors a better understanding of why transplanted kidneys are rejected and detecting signs of organ rejection earlier. Learn more

Kidney Failure Comes at High Financial Cost for Many Canadians

A new report released by The Kidney Foundation of Canada shows that a significant proportion of Canadians undergoing dialysis treatment experience financial hardship as a result of the extra costs associated with kidney disease. More information.

Impacts and Outcomes of Kidney Research

The 2017 report, Impacts and Outcomes of Kidney Research, focuses on transplantation and partnerships. The Kidney Foundation is proud to partner with two major research networks, both of which have patients as integral partners. View the 2017 report.

Dr. Peter Nickerson Awarded Kidney Foundation Medal for Research Excellence

Dr. Nickerson has earned an international reputation as a leader in kidney transplant research. His groundbreaking work is helping to advance clinical practice in Canada by providing doctors a better understanding of why transplanted kidneys are rejected and detecting signs of organ rejection earlier. Learn more


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The newly-revised 5th edition of our patient handbook is an invaluable resource for patients and healthcare professionals alike. This well-received update now includes two books, Living with Reduced Kidney Function and Living with Kidney Failure, and is available online or through renal units across the country.

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