Research

Select Recent Publications:

Ibrahim A, Garg A. X, Knoll GA,Akbari A, White CA.   Kidney Function Endpoints in  Kidney Transplant Trials: a Struggle for Power.  American Journal of Transplantation 13(3): 707-713, 2013

Harman G, Akbari A, Hiremath S, White CA, Ramsay T, Kokolo MBc, Craig J and Knoll GA.  Accuracy of Cystatin C Based Estimates of Glomerular Filtration Rate in Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Systematic Review.  Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation.  2012 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Akbari A, White CA, Shahbazi N, Booth RA  and  Knoll GA.  Spot Urine Protein Measurements: Are these accurate in Kidney Transplantation. Transplantation 94(4):1-6, 2012

White CA, Rule AD, Collier CP, Akbari A, Lieske JC, Lepage N, Doucette S, Knoll GA.  

The impact of inter-laboratory differences in cystatin C assay measurement on glomerular filtration rate estimation.  Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 6(9):2150-56, 2011

White CA, Akbari A. The Estimation, Measurement and Relevance of the Glomerular Filtration Rate in Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease.  Seminars in Dialysis 24(5):540-9, 2011

White CA, Siegal D, Akbari A, and Knoll GA. The Use of Renal Function Endpoints in Kidney Transplantation Trials:  A Systematic Review.  American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 56(6):1140-57, 2010.

White CA, Akbari A, Doucette S, Fergusson D, Knoll GA. Estimating GFR in Kidney Transplantation: Is the new CKD-EPI Equation any Better? Clinical Chemistry 56(3):474-7, 2010.

White CA, KnollGAand Poggio ED.  Measuring Versus Estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate in Kidney Transplantation. Transplantation Reviews. 24(1):18-27, 2010. 

White CA, Akbari A, Doucette S, Fergusson D, Lepage N, Filler G, Hussain N, Knoll G. Estimating GFR using Serum Beta Trace Protein: Accuracy and Validation in Kidney Transplant and Pediatric Populations.  Kidney International. 76(7):784-91, 2009.

White CA, Akbari A, Doucette S, Fergusson D, Hussain N, Dinh L, Filler G, Lepage N, Knoll G. Effect of Clinical Variables and Immunosuppression on Serum Cystatin C and Beta-Trace Protein in Kidney Transplant Recipients. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 54(5):922-30, 2009.

Book Chapters:

White CA.  Beta Trace Protein. “Clinical Chemistry and Nephrology: the essential link” (Dr. Pierre Delanaye, editor), 2012

White CA and Poggio E  Estimation of glomerular filtration with creatinine-based equations. “Clinical Chemistry and Nephrology: the essential link” (Dr. Pierre Delanaye, editor), 2012