NIH More Frequent Dialysis Study Sites & Contact Info

In November, 2005, we ran a Topic of the Month article on this site describing details of the NIH More Frequent Dialysis Studies. (

Now, we have the names of the participating centers to share with you. If you are willing to be randomized to take part in one of the studies, please contact:

U.S. Study Sites:
University of Iowa - Iowa City, Iowa
PI: John Stokes, MD
Study Coordinator: Allison Hilkin;
Phone: 319-356-4768

Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO
PI: Brent Miller, MD
Study Coordinator: Janet Riley, RN;
Phone: 314-362-0804

Rubin Dialysis Centers - Glen Falls, NY
PI: Christopher Hoy, MD
Study Coordinator: Amy Fensterer, RD, CDN;
Phone: 518-587-1919

University of Virginia - Lynchburg, VA
PI: Dr. Robert Lockridge, Jr.
Study coordinator: Mary Pipkin, RN;
Phone: 434-947-3954, ext 118

Canadian Study Sites:
University of British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA
PI: Michael Copland, MD
Study coordinators: Lina Sioson,; Sally Kwan,
Phone: 604-682-2344 ext 62505

University of Western Ontario/London - London, Ontario, CANADA
PIs – Drs. Robert Lindsay, Rita Suri, Amit Garg
Study coordinators:Josee Champagne, Ruth Bullas;
Phone: 519-685-8500 ext 57356

University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
PI – Christopher Chan, MD
Study coordinator: Margaret McGrath-Chong, RN;
Phone: 416-340-4800, ext 6263

Humber River Regional Hospital - Weston, Ontario, CANADA
PI- Dr. Andreas Pierratos
Study Coordinator- Winnie Chan;
Phone: 416-249-8111 ext 4863