Kidney Research Centre

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Could tiny bits of kidney cells in the urine be a potential warning sign of kidney disease?
2/2/2017
Dr. Dylan Burger and his team have discovered that people with type 1 diabetes have more kidney microparticles in their urine...

Access to kidney transplants unequal across Ontario: study
1/9/2017
A study published in the American Journal of Transplantation found that chronic dialysis patients in Ontario have unequal...

Researchers discover molecule in umbilical cord blood that helps the kidney heal after acute injury
9/28/2016
Umbilical cord blood provides a rich source of stem cells that could potentially help to treat many diseases. Last year, Dr....

When drugs donít work: research spares kidney transplant patients from unnecessary risks
1/21/2016
Ottawa Resident Jim Ward, who received a kidney transplant from his brother in 2001, took part in an important eight-year...

Another great year for the Kidney Research Centre
1/13/2016
The Kidney Research Centre has just released its Annual Report for 2014-2015 . The group published more than 60 manuscripts...

Drugs commonly used in kidney transplant patients not as effective as previously thought
10/22/2015
Kidney transplants saves lives and dramatically improve quality of life, but transplant recipients often must take dozens of pills...

Dr. Greg Knoll awarded $3.9 million to create and translate knowledge in kidney transplantation
9/16/2015
Dr. Greg Knoll is one of a seven scientists at The Ottawa Hospital recently awarded Foundation Grants by the Canadian Institutes...

Dr. Dylan Burger awarded $192,000 to study microparticles in kidney and vascular disease
8/5/2015
Stress often leads to increased sweating in people, but in cells, stress can lead to a more extreme form of sweating, in which...

Grand opening of the Kidney Research Centre
5/3/2007
The University of Ottawa, in partnership with the Ottawa Health Research Institute and The Ottawa Hospital, will inaugurate its...