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Tender Loving Research helping patients avoid kidney failure

March 11, 2015

The latest edition of our Tender Loving Research video blog features Dr. Dylan Burger explaining what motivates him to find ways to detect kidney disease very early in its progression. He wants to do this to keep the disease at bay, saving people from having to endure kidney failure, dialysis or a transplant. Dr. Burger is a scientist in the Chronic Disease Program of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa.



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The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and is an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa, closely associated with its faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences. The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute includes more than 1,700 scientists, clinical investigators, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and staff conducting research to improve the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disease. Support our research. Give to the Tender Loving Research campaign.

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