Clinical Centers nationwide participate in the CRIC study

Participating Institutions

The clinical research centers of the CRIC Study include the University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins Medicine / University of Maryland, University Hospitals of Cleveland / MetroHealth Medical Center / Cleveland Clinic Foundation, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor / Renaissance Renal Research Institute / Wayne State University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Tulane University Health Science Center, and Kaiser Permanente of Northern California/University of California at San Francisco. The Scientific and Data Coordinating Center for the CRIC Study is located at the University of Pennsylvania.

University of Pennsylvania-Renal Research
3400 Civic Center Blvd., Building 421
Translational Research Center. Suite G-232
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Contact: Wanda Seamon
Phone: 866-589-2742

Johns Hopkins University ProHealth
1849 Gwynn Oak Avenue
Suite 1
Baltimore, MD 21207
Contact: Jeanne Charleston
Phone: 410-281-1600 ext 1138

University of Maryland
100 N. Greene Street, Suite 101
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Contact: Wanda Fink, B.S.N.   
Phone: 410-706-6559

University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
11100 Euclid Ave.
Bolwell Health Center Rm. 2200
Cleveland, OH 44106-5063
Contact: Louise Strauss, RN, BSN   
Phone: 216-844-1285

MetroHealth Medical Center
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Rammelkamp Bldg, Rm 122
Cleveland, OH 44109
Contact: Anne Slaven, MSSA
Phone: 216-778-1849

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Department of Nephrology/Hypertension
Glickman Tower, Q-7
9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44195
Contact: Geetha Krishnan, RN BSN
Phone: 216-444-3563

University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems
Internal Medicine/Department of Nephrology/CRIC Study
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr.
Lobby, M, 3rd Floor, RM 2180-F2
Contact: Denise Cornish-Zirker, B.S.N.
Phone: 734-998-7947

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Division of Translational Research and Clinical Epidemiology (TRaCE)
University Health Center Suite 4-H
4201 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48201
Contact: Yanni Zhuang, BSN
Phone: 313-966-9338

University of Illinois at Chicago
Section of Nephrology
820 South Wood Street M/C 793
Chicago, Illinois 60612-7315
Contact: Janet Cohan, M.S.N.
Phone: 312-996-6033

Tulane Office of Health Research
1440 Canal St, SL18
New Orleans, LA 70112
Contact: Eva Lustigova, MPH
Phone: 504-988-4331

Kaiser Permanente of Northern California
Division of Research
3505 Broadway, 9th Floor
Oakland, CA 94611
Contact: Thida C. Tan, M.P.H.
Phone: 510-891-5982

University of California, San Francisco
Division of Nephrology
521 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143-0532

CRIC Scientific Discoveries

FGF23 elevation has been linked to greater risks of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), but whether these risks represent causal effects of FGF23 is unknown. Here, we report that elevated FGF23 levels are independently associated with prevalent and incident LVH among CRIC Study participants.
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CRIC Collaborations

The CRIC Scientific and Data Coordinating Center at Penn receives data and provides ongoing support for a number of Ancillary Studies approved by the CRIC Cohort utilizing both data collected about CRIC study participants as well as their biological samples.
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