Tissue Injury and Repair

Western University - LHSC

Research Focus

Increasing the lifespan of transplanted kidneys by studying the effects and potential role of kidney injury molecule-1 in the innate immune response.

June 12, 2018
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GSTA Award of Excellence

Congratulations to our very own Master’s candidate Saranga for receiving the Graduate Student Teaching Award of Excellence! Our students continue to shine in all areas of academia!

March 20, 2018
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New Chapter Written by Dr. Gunaratnam

Check out the new chapter written by Dr. Gunaratnam in the Scientific American Nephrology, Dialysis, & Transplantation.

October 2, 2017
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Dr. Gunaratnam’s Message for KFOC’s Kidney Walk

Here is what Dr. Gunaratnam had to say on the importance of kidney research in support of the Kidney Walk held annually by the Kidney Foundation of Canada.

September 6, 2017
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Recognized as High Calibre Research

The Canadian Institute of Health Research has recognized our lab’s research on “advancing our understanding of why transplanted kidneys fail prematurely and helping to develop new potential treatments to prolong their lifespan” as high calibre health research at Western University.

May 18, 2017
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5-year CIHR Project Grant!

The results for the 2016 Fall CIHR Project Grant competition were recently announced and we were fortunate enough to be awarded a 5-year CIHR project grant for our KIM-1 transplant work in this highly competitive selection process! Thanks to each and everyone of our members for their contribution to the success of our research program.


To find out more about our abstract The Role of Kidney Injury Molecule-1 in Renal Transplantation and the work of other CNTRP researchers check it out here:
CNTRP Researchers in the CIHR Fall 2016 Competition