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.

Webinar on Kidney Transplantation and Living Donation

In celebration of the National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, we presented, on April 19, a webinar featuring Dr. John Gill, clinician scientist at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, and Sylvie Charbonneau, President of the Quebec Branch of The Kidney Foundation. The recording of the webinar is now available.

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.

KRESCENT Patient Peer Reviewers Needed

The Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training Program (KRESCENT) is incorporating patients into the review of applications for the KRESCENT program. Learn more about this opportunity.

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


Upcoming Events

NABT - Kilometres for Kidneys Motorcycle Poker Ride
Sat, 23 Jun 2018
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM


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Need Information on Kidney Disease?

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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