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Michelle Hladunewich, MD, FRCP(C), M.Sc.

Associate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Kidney Care Centre at the CNIB Centre 
1929 Bayview Ave., 3rd floor
Toronto, ON M4G 3E8

Clinical administrative assistant

Nicole Pang
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Department of medicine administrative assistant

Claudette Chambers
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  • B.Sc. (with distinction), psychology, 1990, University of Alberta, Canada
  • MD, 1994, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Fellowship, 1998–1999, critical care medicine, Stanford University, U.S.
  • FRCP(C), 1999, internal medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • FRCP(C), 2002, special competence in nephrology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Fellowship, 2003, nephrology, Stanford University, U.S.
  • M.Sc., 2003, clinical epidemiology, Stanford University, U.S.

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Associate scientist, Biological Sciences, DAN Women & Babies Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Associate professor, department of medicine, division of nephrology, University of Toronto
  • Division director, nephrology and obstetrical medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Medical lead, glomerulonephritis and speciality clinics, Ontario Renal Network

Research Foci:

  • Glomerular physiology
  • Glomerular-based kidney disease
  • Kidney disease in pregnancy
  • Preeclampsia

Research Summary:

Dr. Hladunewich is interested in glomerular-based disease, and is conducting several clinical trials in the field. She is also interested in the renal physiology of normal and abnormal pregnancy. Her primary research focus has been the long-term sequelae of preeclampsia including differences in the renin angiotensin system and endothelial function. She has developed specialty clinics in kidney disease, pregnancy and a glomerular-based disease to align with her research interests.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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