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Amber Molnar

Adjunct Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Western
  • Kidney, Dialysis & Transplantation Research Program

905-522-1155 Ext. 33191

Laura Vermeer, Administrative Assistant, 905-522-1155 Ext. 33787


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  • FRCPC, Nephrology, University of Ottawa
  • FRCPC, Internal Medicine, Western University
  • MSc, Epidemiology, University of Ottawa
  • MD, University of Saskatchewan

Research Focus

  • Chronic diseases and conditions
  • Kidney and urinary tract disorders

Other Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, McMaster University
  • Adult Nephrologist, St Joseph's Healthcare

Recent ICES Grants

  • Denosumab for the prevention of fragility fractures in hemodialysis: pilot study for an innovative, randomized-controlled trial, embedded in routine care

    Principal investigator: Clemens K
    Co-investigators: Garg A, Molnar A, Naylor K, Silver S, Weir M

    AHSC AFP Innovation Fund, Innovation Fund
    2021-2023; $40,881
  • Filling knowledge gaps for the success of Ontario Renal Plan 3

    Principal investigators: Beaucage MB, Blake PG, Chanchlani R, Clark EG, Clemens KK, Dixon SN, Harel Z, Jain AK, Molnar A, Silver S, Sood MM, Weir MA, Zappitelli M
    Co-investigators: Al-Jaishi A, Bathini L, Bhasin AA, Cowan A, Field B, Bonnie; Garg A, Harvey-Rioux L, Jaakkimainen RL, Kim SJ, Kitchlu A, Knoll G, Kurdyak PA, Muanda F, Nash DM, ; Naylor K, Nesrallah G, Oliver MJ, Ordon M, Paterson M, Perl J, Roshanov P, Sontrop JM, Sultan H, Vorster AH, Wald R, Walsh MW, Wang C, Welk BK, Yau K, Young A

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Project Grant
    2021-2026; $1,143,676
  • Innovative pragmatic cluster-randomized registry trials to improve hemodialysis care

    Principal investigators: Blake PG, Bohm C, Cote BB, Garg A, Lacson Jr. E, Levin A, Silver S, Tonelli M, Vorster AH
    Co-investigators: Bennett LL, Field B, Fontaine GJ, Kalatharan S, Kalatharan V, Waldvogel BJ, Acedillo R, Al-Jaishi A, Antonsen J, Basile E, Battistella M, Berry D, Brown PA, Chan CT, Chanda V, Terri; Clemens, Kristin K; Collister, David; Dember, Laura M; Devereaux, Philip J; Dev, Dixon SN, Elliott M, Getchell L, Grimshaw JM, Harel Z, Harris C, Harrison T, Hundemer G, Jardine M, Kiaii M, Kitchlu A, Klar N, MacKay DS, Macrae JM, Molnar A, Muanda F, Nash DM, Oliver MJ, Pandeya S, Perkins DN, Presseau J, Quinn K, Roshanov P, Schorr M, Shah N, Sontrop JM, Sood MM, Taljaard M, Tangri N, Tascona D, Wadehra D, Wald R, Walsh MW, Wodchis WP, Young A, Zacharias JM, Zwarenstein MF

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, SPOR Innovative Clinical Trial Multi-Year Grant
    2019-2023; $2,817,233

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training Program (KRESCENT) Post-Doctoral Fellowship

    2013 – 2015: $130,000 awarded to Dr. Amber Molnar for her project "The impact of acute kidney injury on the risk of death or graft loss in the renal transplant population."

  • University of Ottawa Department of Medicine Research Fellowship Award

    2013 – 2015: $40,000 awarded to Dr. Amber Molnar.

Recent ICES Publications