Dr. Tangri is an attending physician and Associate Professor in the Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine and the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Tangri’s research program is clinical and translational and focused on improving clinical decision making for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. He developed and validated the Kidney Failure Risk Equation to predict the need for dialysis in patients with CKD, and is presently engaged in multiple validation and implementation exercises to increase the uptake of the KFRE.
In addition, Dr. Tangri is conducting a large prospective study on frailty, physical and cognitive function in advanced CKD, as well as comparative effectiveness studies on the safety and effectiveness of medical therapies in this population. He has published over 100 manuscripts and presented at multiple national and international scientific meetings. He sits on the editorial board of the American Journal of Kidney Disease, Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease and is Section Editor for the Epidemiology and Prevention Issue of Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension. He has active grants from the Canadian Institute of Health Research, the Kidney Foundation of Canada and the Manitoba Health Research Council.