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.
Identifying critically important vascular access outcomes for trials in haemodialysis: an international survey with patients, caregivers and health professionals.
Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2019 Aug 01;:
Perioperative Complications During Living Donor Nephrectomy: Results From a Multicenter Cohort Study.
Can J Kidney Health Dis. 2019;6:2054358119857718
Clin Biochem. 2019 Jul 27;:
One-Time Fecal Immunochemical Screening for Advanced Colorectal Neoplasia in Patients with CKD (DETECT Study).
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Apr 30;:
Reporting quality of pilot clinical trials in chronic kidney disease patients on hemodialysis: a methodological survey.
Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2019;5:53
Dialysis initiation, modality choice, access, and prescription: conclusions from a Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Controversies Conference.
Kidney Int. 2019 Apr 12;:
Kidney Int Rep. 2019 Mar;4(3):399-407
Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2019 Feb 14;:
Kidney Int. 2019 Jan;95(1):38-49
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance left ventricular strain in end-stage renal disease patients after kidney transplantation.
J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2018 Dec 17;20(1):83
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