DialyTran works to improve the lives of patients with kidney disease and on dialysis at the MUHC. We are a volunteer-run organization that seeks to make a tangible difference in the well-being of these patients, and the community’s support will help us achieve our goal.

Douglas F. Burns

DialyTran President

DialyTran is a volunteer organization that is dedicated to ensuring that MUHC patients living kidney disease and those waiting for a transplant receive the best possible care. In the past 5 years, they have contributed more than $660,000. Led by exceptional community volunteer Doug Burns, DialyTran raises funds to support the greatest needs of the MUHC’s transplant program, including, among others:

  • Purchasing leading-edge medical equipment
  • Creating the Organ Transplant Patient Support Program
  • Developing dialysis and transplant education and special nursing staff education programs
  • Funding the Renal Patient Support Program

Help improve the lives of MUHC patients living with kidney disease by making a donation to DialyTran today. For more information, please contact Miguel Burnier Jr., Development Officer at 514-934-1934, ext. 71205 or miguel.burnierjr@muhc.mcgill.ca.

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