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Mission & Vision
The KRESCENT program: committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease throughout Canada
The Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training program (KRESCENT) is an exciting and unique training initiative aimed at enhancing kidney research capacity in Canada. Launched in January 2005, the KRESCENT program’s primary goal is to train an increasing number of highly skilled scientists focused on the prevention of end-stage renal disease and the development of new treatments that improve the health of Canadians affected by kidney disease.
KRESCENT is a multi-partner collaboration, founded by the
the Canadian Society of Nephrology (CSN)
, and the
Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institute of Nutrition Metabolism and Diabetes (CIHR)
Types of awards
The KRESCENT program awards three types of funding:
New investigator awards
Allied health doctoral awards
Select any of the links above for additional information.
The roots of the KRESCENT program date back to 1999.
We have been funding awardees since 2005.
Resources and information on applying for funding.
We offer a national core curriculum and mentorship.
The KRESCENT Program is a Strategic Training Program developed and supported by:
With additional generous support from: