ASN's Mission

To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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About ASN

Christopher T. Chan, MD, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Christopher T. Chan, MD, graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto in 1995. After completing his postgraduate training in internal medicine and nephrology at the University of Toronto, he pursued further training in cardiovascular physiology. He joined the Division of Nephrology at the Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network in 2002. He is presently Director of the Division of Nephrology, Professor of Medicine and holds the R. Fraser Elliott Chair in Home Dialysis. Dr. Chan is also the Deputy Physician in Chief of Economics at the University Health Network. He also serves as Associate Editor for the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

He has contributed over 200 peer reviewed articles and has written several book chapters in the field of home dialysis. His current research interests include the clinical, genomic physiological changes of intensive hemodialysis, cardiovascular disease in CKD, and sleep disorders in patients with ESRD.