25.1 - Non-invasive biomarkers in kidney transplantation
Presenter: Peter, Nickerson, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Authors: Peter Nickerson
Dr. Peter Nickerson is a Clinical Nephrologist and Professor of Internal Medicine and Immunology and the Associate Dean (Research) at the University of Manitoba. He is the Executive Medical Director, Organs and Tissue Office, Canadian Blood Services (CBS).
Dr. Nickerson obtained his MD, Internal Medicine, and Nephrology training at the University of Manitoba, followed by a Transplant Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School from 1991 to 1995.
Dr. Nickerson currently holds the Flynn Family Chair in Renal Transplantation at the University of Manitoba. His clinical research focuses on developing non-invasive techniques for diagnosis of renal allograft rejection; mechanisms underlying acute and chronic rejection; and health care system design to enhance access to transplant.
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