Maher El-Masri receives Kidney Foundation of Canada grant

May 27, 2014 - Congratulations to Nursing Research Chair Maher El-Masri, who has received an Allied Health Research Grant from The Kidney Foundation of Canada. This two year, $92,000 grant, has been given for a study titled: "A randomized double-blind controlled study to compare the effectiveness of 1.0 versus 2.0 mg Alteplase (tPA) dosing in restoring hemodialysis catheter function." Maher is conducting this research study with Drs. Albert Kadri and Wasim El-Nekidy from Windsor Regional Hospital's nephrology and pharmacy departments.