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Kidney donation: research shows benefits of new 1-day screening
2/23/2024
If you were thinking of becoming a living kidney donor, would you rather do all your screening appointments in one day, or spread...

ELEVATE seed grants to help researchers at The Ottawa Hospital improve prevention and care for kidney disease
2/21/2024
The Ottawa Hospitalís Research Institute is awarding five ELEVATE seed grants to kickstart innovative kidney research projects.

New scientist profile: Dr. Deborah Zimmerman is committed to improving quality of life for patients on hemodialysis
10/13/2023
Dr. Zimmerman wonders whether starting some patients on hemodialysis more gradually at two days a week while they still have some...

Meet Dr. Edward Clark, The Ottawa Hospitalís new Jindal Research Chair for the Prevention of Kidney Disease
9/28/2023
As The Ottawa Hospitalís new Jindal Chair for Kidney Disease Prevention, Dr. Clark will be able to accelerate his research, which...

New scientist profile: Dr. Ayub Akbari wants to predict when patients will need dialysis
7/20/2023
Nephrologist Dr. Ayub Akbari does his best to prepare patients with advanced chronic kidney disease for the day when their kidneys...

Even a modest reduction in kidney function increases health risks in young adults
6/23/2023
A study of more than 8 million adults in Ontario, Canada suggests that even a modest loss of kidney function is associated with...

Will I be on dialysis forever? New calculator could help kidney disease patients
6/9/2023
People who receive their first kidney dialysis treatment during a hospital admission often wonder if their kidneys will eventually...

ELEVATE seed grants to help researchers at The Ottawa Hospital develop better treatments and improve patient care
2/1/2023
The Ottawa Hospitalís Research Institute is awarding five ELEVATE seed grants to early-career researchers to spur the development...

A self-proclaimed nerd with a knack for nephrology
1/26/2023
Dr. Kevin Burns never thought heíd be practicing award-winning kidney research in Ottawa. But after falling in love with Ottawa...

New online calculator predicts risk of developing kidney disease
1/18/2023
Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital have developed and validated an online calculator that can estimate a personís risk of developing...