Dr. Peter Nickerson has been awarded the 2018 Kidney Foundation of Canada’s National Medal for Research Excellence.
The award highlights the enduring impact Dr. Nickerson has made to kidney research and the field of transplantation medicine, and acknowledges his record of exceptional accomplishments and contributions at a national and international level.
Dr. Nickerson is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Departments of Internal Medicine (Section of Nephrology) and Immunology, Vice Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba, and holds several other senior positions including the Flynn Family Chair in Renal Transplant at the U of M.
“As part of a team of renown transplant researchers at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Nickerson is working to unravel the complex factors that influence the success or rejection of a transplanted donor organ. His research focuses on mechanisms of acute and chronic kidney transplant rejection, immunogenetics, non-invasive diagnostics monitoring immune activation, and health policy and system design.”
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Peter Nickerson on this well-deserved acknowledgment from the Kidney Foundation of Canada for his record of outstanding accomplishments in the field of renal transplantation.