Research Initiatives

Special Studies and Analysis

Lead Investigator   Topic Status


Lee J. Koh, M.D.    

Does induction treatment affect recurrent idiopathic FSGS onset and graft survival?

Sarah Twichwell, M.D.  

Longitudinal Assessment of Blood Transfusion Use in Pediatric Dialysis

In Progress


Isa Ashoor, M.D.  

Reassessing thymoglobulin induction in kidney transplantation (RETHINK): An analysis of the North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies (NAPRTCS) Registry



Ashton Chen, D.O  

Effect of allograft failure on peritoneal and hemodialysis outcomes in pediatric population

Susan Halbach, M.D.  

Hypertension in children on dialysis

Karen McNeice, M.D.  

Effect of Blood Pressure Control on Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease



Please find additional research initiatives here


Prospective Clinical Trials

2017 –

Prospective Cohort Study to Describe Practice Patterns and Outcomes in Pediatric Patients (Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis and Transplant) with Cystinosis

2017 –

Single Arm, Multi-Center Study to Ascertain the Optimal Starting Dose of MIRCERA® Given Subcutaneously for the Maintenance Treatment of Anemia in Pediatric Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease on Dialysis or Not Yet on Dialysis

2016 –

A Phase 2, Open-Label, Multiple Dose Study to Evaluate the Pharmacodynamic Effects, Safety, and Tolerability of Patiromer for Oral Suspension in Children and Adolescents 2 to < 18 Years of Age with Chronic Kidney Disease and Hyperkalemia

2015 –

Practice Patterns and Outcomes of Acthar Use in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome

2015 – 2017

A Multicenter Single-Arm Extension Study to Characterize the Long-term Safety of Cinacalcet Hydrochloride in the Treatment of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Pediatric Subjects With Chronic Kidney Disease on Dialysis

2015 – 2016

Pharmacokinetics of Triferic (Ferric Pyrophosphate Citrate) Administered Via Dialysate and IV to Pediatric Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis

Please find a complete listing of sponsored prospective clinical trials here