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Matthew Weir

Adjunct Scientist (Full Status)

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


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  • FRCPC, Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • MSc, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario
  • MD, Queen's University
  • BSc, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, McMaster University

Research Focus

  • Drug interactions
  • Drug prescribing behaviour
  • Kidney and urinary tract disorders
  • Adverse drug effects

Other Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor, Schulich School of Medicine, Western University

Recent ICES Grants

  • Filling knowledge gaps for the success of Ontario Renal Plan 3

    Principal investigator: Beaucage MB, Chanchlani R, Clark EG, Clemens KK, Coghlan C, Dixon SN, Field B, ; Harel Z, Jain AK, Molnar A, Silver S, Sood MM, Weir MA, Zappitelli M
    Co-investigators: Al-Jaishi A, Bhasin AA, Blake PG, Garg A, Harvey-Rioux L, Kitchlu A,  Knoll G, Kurdyak PA, Muanda F, Nash DM, Naylor K, Nesrallah G, Oliver MJ, Ordon M, Paterson M, Perl J, Roshanov P, Wald R, Walsh MW, Welk BK, Young A
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Project Grant
    2019-2020; $100,000
  • Micro-particle curcumin for the treatment of chronic kidney disease-1

    Principal investigator: Weir M
    Co-investigators: Dixon S, Garg A

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Project Scheme Grant
    2016-2020; $909,755
  • ICES Kidney, Dialysis and Transplantation Program

    Principal investigators: Garg A, Jain A, Kim J, Knoll G, Lok C, Oliver M, Paterson M, Quinn R, Wald R, Weir M
    Co-investigators: Harel Z, Young A

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Operating Grant
    2012-2017; $802,023

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