The Kidney Clinical Research Unit is a 4000 square foot facility located at London
Health Sciences Centre. This facility is dedicated to clinical research in the quantitative
health sciences. The KCRU consists of a diverse research community with people from
many different academic and occupational backgrounds. Currently the KCRU coordinates
over 70 local, national and international studies (clinical trials, observational
studies, research synthesis, administrative database analyses, and economic evaluation).
As well as having a strong local research community, the KCRU has developed an ever
growing network of national and international research and healthcare connections
to collaborate and share information with in order to increase knowledge of renal
health issues. The KCRU continues to move forward and grow with the hope that the
efforts of research will improve the lives and health of people with renal health
Improving renal health through innovation, discovery and translation
Director of the Kidney Clinical Research Unit: Dr. Amit Garg
MD. FRCPC. FACP. MA.