Welcome to the Kidney Supportive Care Research Group (KSCRG)

Helping people enjoy life while living with advanced chronic kidney disease by becoming a world leader in kidney supportive care research and clinical innovation.

Dr. Sara Davison's passion and vision for reducing the suffering of patients living with advanced chronic kidney disease is the foundation for the Kidney Supportive Care Research Group. Her research and clinical innovation is at the forefront of kidney supportive care internationally and she is recognized as a world leader in the area. The KSCRG is guided by four core values:

Featured Clinical and Research Innovation

Interactive, Web-based Patient Decision Aid

Helping Patients Decide if Dialysis or Conservative Kidney Management is Right for Them

Development and Evaluation of State of the Art Prognostication

Characterizing Functional Decline to Provide Timely Supportive Care

Highlighted Patient and Family Stories

Patient Photo Story: An Independent Man

"I went from being myself to barely living...unable to function."

Get Involved with the Kidney Supportive Care Research Group

Upcoming Events

Patient Stories

Join Our Team

Stay up to date on the latest KSCRG events including conferences, education days, learning collaborative workshops and more!

You can help!  You can share your story, help develop education materials, or be a Patient or Family Advisor on our Kidney Supportive Care Research Group  committees.

The Kidney Supportive Care Research Group is currently looking for individuals to help implement and evaluate the Provincial Conservative Kidney Management Pathway.

 

Kidney Supportive Care Research Group (KSCRG)  l  Mailing Address: 8-105 Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, 11350 83 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G3  l  Email: kscrg@ualberta.ca  l  Phone: (780) 492-0926 l  Fax: (780) 407-8117

Dr. Sara Davison's passion and vision for reducing the suffering of patients living with advanced chronic kidney disease is the foundation for the Kidney Supportive Care Research Group. Her research and clinical innovation is at the forefront of kidney supportive care internationally and she is recognized as a world leader in the area. The KSCRG is guided by four core values: