Research and News

Financial assistance provided to kidney donors leads to federal savings
For each American who has kidney failure, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) spends more than $80,000 per year for dialysis treatment. This cost drops to only $30,000 when a patient receives a kidney transplant and no longer needs dialysis. Read more... 

New project will study peritonitis infection in peritoneal dialysis patients
A research team led by Arbor Research Collaborative for Health and St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto was recently awarded a five-year contract from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to study peritonitis infection in peritoneal dialysis patients. Read more...