Dr. Greg Knoll, CNTRP Project 2 Lead, recently appointed as the new Head of the Division of Nephrolo
The CNTRP is very pleased to share the announcement of the appointment of Dr. Greg Knoll as the new Head of the Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine at the Ottawa Hospital effective July 1st, 2016.
Greg Knoll is the Lead of the CNTRP Project on increasing solid organ and hematopoietic cell donation (Project 2) and is also the current Vice-Chair of Research for the Department of Medicine. He is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Medical Director of Renal Transplantation at the Ottawa Hospital. He currently holds the University of Ottawa Chair in Clinical Transplantation Research and is a Scientist with the Clinical Epidemiology Program of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
He is a Past-President of the Canadian Society of Transplantation. He is on the Editorial Boards of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and the Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. He is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Transplantation.
Greg Knoll is leading a CNTRP study on increasing the use of DCD in Canada and is involved in ongoing studies related to the measurement of renal function in kidney transplant recipients, cardiac screening in kidney transplant candidates, systematic reviews on immunosuppressive strategies, and measuring quality in transplantation. He is the Co-Chair of the KDIGO guidelines on the Evaluation and Management of Candidates for Kidney Transplantation.