Charmaine Lok is a Professor of Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Senior Scientist at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute. She is also associated with the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University. Dr. Lok is the Medical Director of both the Chronic Kidney Diseases and Hemodialysis Vascular Access Programs at the Toronto General Hospital.
Dr. Lok is a clinical trialist with a research focus on chronic kidney disease (CKD) and endstage kidney disease (ESKD) outcomes. She has a special interest in improving hemodialysis vascular access outcomes, improving neuromuscular function and mobility in CKD and reducing cardiovascular events and mortality in CKD/ESRD. She is also active in raising awareness of CKD and ESRD and its importance in population health.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2018 Jul 13;:
Improving precision in prediction: Using kidney failure risk equations as a potential adjunct to vascular access planning.
J Vasc Access. 2018 Jul 01;:1129729818786630
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 May 18;:
Semin Dial. 2018 Apr 19;:
Validity of administrative database code algorithms to identify vascular access placement, surgical revisions, and secondary patency.
J Vasc Access. 2018 Mar 01;:1129729818762008
Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2018;5:2054358118759675
Report of the Standardized Outcomes in Nephrology-Hemodialysis (SONG-HD) Consensus Workshop on Establishing a Core Outcome Measure for Hemodialysis Vascular Access.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Feb 22;:
Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Supplementation to Prevent Arteriovenous Fistula and Graft Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2018 Jan 27;:
The Association of Daily Activity Levels and Estimated Kidney Function in Men and Women With Predialysis Chronic Kidney Disease.
Kidney Int Rep. 2017 Sep;2(5):874-880
Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Faculty, Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University