Welcome from the Program Director
Welcome to the new website of the KRESCENT Program. It gives me great pleasure to introduce the Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training Program, better known as KRESCENT Read more...
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.
Oral Acyclovir and Acute Kidney Injury? Is There a Risk?
Drug safety is a critical concern in medicine. A recent trend is the late discovery of drug complications after the drug's approval. A recent study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases looks at a novel method for detecting specific drug complications after a drug is released. Lead author, Dr. Ngan N. Lam, a KRESCENT Post Doctoral Fellow 2012-2015, discusses this report. Read more...