technician at lab with microscopeThe Ajmera Transplant Centre at the University Health Network (UHN) is an internationally recognized leader in the fields of transplantation and regenerative medicine.

Performing over 500 kidney/pancreas transplants since 1995, we are always improving our services to meet your needs through our commitment to high quality research.​

What our research offers you

  • Access to a team of expert health care professionals at one of the best transplant centres in the country.
  • Access to promising new treatments, before they become widely available in the community.
  • Services that are provided at no cost to you. In certain cases, you may be reimbursed for travel and other expenses.
  • A role in advancing medical research. This makes a difference in the lives of those with the same disease, both today and in the future.
  • ​The Centre for Renal Research: Information, Technology, Innovation, Quality and Education (CR2ITIQUE) is dedicated to effectively turning basic research from "bench" to "bedside" with a strong emphasis on clinical research. We are always conducting research studies to evaluate and advance the science of kidney/pancreas transplantation, and the care of transplant patients.

technician at lab with test tubes​Current research areas include:

  • Long-term chronic kidney/pancreas injury and function in transplant patients.
  • Immunosuppression drug therapeutics and monitoring.
  • Physiological complications – diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular-related.
  • Quality of care research – Identifying approaches to improve your care processes with our best medicine practices.

How can you get involved?

Members of our kidney/pancreas transplant research team are happy to answer any questions regarding ongoing research studies.  Feel free to contact us via phone 416 340 4800 ext. 2012 or via email at

If you are interested in signing up for our Kidney Pulse Newsletter or our Impact Bulletin, please email​

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