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The AKDN is a collaborative network of Nephrology Researchers located in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta.
The mission of the AKDN is to undertake clinical research and research training in kidney disease in five key areas:
  • Clinical Epidemiology;
  • Health Services Research;
  • Clinical Trials;
  • Meta-Analyses;
  • and Health Economics.
The aims of the research conducted within the AKDN are to study and evaluate trends in the prevalence of kidney disease and adequacy of care for patients with kidney disease, and to implement and evaluate strategies to improve the health and well-being of individuals with kidney disease.