toddalexander

Todd Alexander

Biography

Dr. Alexander is a Pediatric Nephrologist at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics & Physiology at the University of Alberta. He is the Canada Research Chair in epithelial transport physiology, processes that are abnormal in children with kidney disease. He meshes his research program that studies causes and consequences of pediatric kidney diseases with a clinical practice focusing on disorders of renal tubular transport, such as kidney stone formers. This work is actively funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI). Dr. Alexander is a Distinguished Researcher of the Stollery Science Laboratory and Associate Director of the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute. Dr. Alexander is heavily involved in research training, and currently leads the National Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and Training Program (KRESCENT).

Discipline: Medicine

Centre: University of Alberta

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