2016 Alex Lifeson Limited Edition Prints - NOW Avaliable for Purchase!

The 2016 Alex Lifeson Limited Edition prints are now available for purchase. Each 'Blind Date Picnic' print has an ORIGINAL signature by Alex Lifeson (Only 150 of this print available)! Make it the perfect gift for that true RUSH fan on your list!

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Please note only residents living in Atlantic Canada can purchase tickets.

Dr. Amit Garg honoured with the Young Investigator Award

The Kidney Foundation of Canada congratulates Dr. Amit Garg for being honoured with the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Young Investigator Award, presented annually to an individual 45 years of age or younger with an outstanding record of achievement and creativity in basic or patient-oriented research related to the functions and diseases of the kidney.
 
Dr. Amit Garg, based in London, Ont., was presented with the award during ASN Kidney Week 2016 that gathered 13,000 kidney health professional in Chicago between Nov. 15 and 20. For more information: http://newswise.com/articles/the-american-society-of-nephrology-honors-leader-in-the-fight-against-kidney-disease

Transplant documentary premiere Nov. 17

The world broadcast premiere of Vital Bonds, a documentary about transplant medicine, is on CBC television’s The Nature of Things on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 at 8 pm EST. After that date, the documentary will be available online.

Alberta Health Services collaborated with the CBC and National Film Board to produce this fascinating documentary about transplantation. It features breakthrough discoveries made by scientists and the wonders achieved by surgeons in operation rooms. Vital Bonds also brings heartbreaking stories to the public, including that of parents about to lose their beloved son and making the difficult yet admirable decision to donate.

The Kidney Foundation of Canada encourages families to talk about their decisions and to register their wishes through the appropriate provincial channels. To find out more, visit https://kidney.ca/organ-donation/registries. Watch the preview of Vital Bonds, and a Kidney Foundation public service announcement about organ donation.

 A Brush of Hope eBay Art Auction 2016: October 29 at Noon - November 8 at Noon on www.ebay.ca

These are just a few of the wonderful paintings that have come in. Click here to see more

    

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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Catherine Karnes Munn limited edition signed prints available NOW!

 This is your chance to own a one of a kind limited edition signed print by Catherine Karnes Munn, only 200 copies are available! Catherine created this original piece for The Kidney Foundation of Canada's, "A Brush of Hope" 2015 art auction. This limited edition print is only available through The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Atlantic

 


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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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