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The Dossetor Research Award honors the legacy of Dr. John B. Dossetor, a pioneer of kidney research in Canada and a founding member of the Kidney Foundation.  It recognizes volunteer contribution to the Foundation’s Research Program and is a testament to the power of research and the spirit of discovery that drives our organization. 

The recipient(s) of this award have demonstrated impact through innovation, leadership, and dedication in advancing kidney health by virtue of significant contributions to the Foundation’s research program (i.e. securing funding, developing partnerships, raising awareness, or serving on research committees).

Nomination Process

  1.  We accept nominations from volunteers, staff, or members of the public.
  2.  All nominations should be submitted via the online portal.
  3. The nominator must provide detailed information to support the nomination of the individual, in some cases additional back up testimonials may be required.

All nominations must be submitted by March 4th, 2024.
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