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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 Kidney Foundationthe 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 four types of funding: Select any of the links above for additional information.