International Alport Syndrome Meeting Report Published

KFOC, Pedersen Family and Partners award two new 2014 Alport Syndrome Research Grants

Dr. Adeera Levin Awarded Kidney Foundation of Canada’s 2014 Medal for Research Excellence

First Nations Adults with Diabetes Have More than Double the Risk of End-Stage Kidney Disease

Dr. Marcello Tonelli Awarded 2013 Medal for Research Excellence for Changing Nephrology Practice in Canada and Beyond

Paying Living Kidney Donors May Be Cost-Effective and Help Prolong Lives

The Kidney Foundation congratulates Dr. Andreas Laupacis on being awarded the inaugural CIHR Barer-Flood Prize in Health Services and Policy Research

New Research to Discover a Cure for Rare Kidney Disease

CSN Announces Editor in Chief of New Journal

Dr. Adeera Levin appointed President of the International Society of Nephrology

Sugary Drinks May Increase Risk of Kidney Stones

Launch of new Canadian National Transplant Research Program

Alberta Researchers Receive Top Achievement in Health Research Award

Kidney Foundation of Canada Helps Fund World’s First Gene Therapy Clinical Trial for Fabry Disease

First-of-Its-Kind Canadian Project to Chart the Future of Dialysis Research

Lead Investigator on Landmark Walkerton Health Study Awarded 2012 Medal for Research Excellence

New Drug Shows Hope for ADPKD Treatment

New Findings Debunk Long-Held Theory that Kidney Disease is Part of the Normal Aging Process

The Kidney Foundation of Canada partners with Kidney Cancer Canada and Government to support national research network

Fri, 31 May 2013

Dr. Adeera Levin appointed President of the International Society of Nephrology

May 31, 2013 - The Kidney Foundation of Canada congratulates Dr. Adeera Levin on her appointment as President of the International Society of Nephrology, starting May 2015.

This is a tremendous achievement that reflects Dr. Levin’s many years of hard work on behalf of nephrology in general and the Canadian nephrology community in particular.

Dr. Levin is Executive Director of the BC Provincial Renal Agency and Chair of the Curriculum Task Force for the innovative Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training Program, better known as KRESCENT (

To learn more about her Kidney Foundation funded research, consult page 15 of the 2012 edition of Let’s Talk Research.