Division of Nephrology

Christine Ribic


Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine

Co-Director (in-training) Histocompatibility Laboratory, Hamilton Regional LaboratoryMedicine Program

Nephrology Subspecialty Selective Coordinator

Nephrology Residency Program Committee Member


Key clinical or research areas of interest

  • Renal Transplantation
  • Venous thromboembolism and bleeding
  • Clinical Research and Trials

Education and Professional Standing

  • Master of Science Candidate - Health Research Methodology, McMaster University 2013
  • Fellowship RCPSC, Nephrology 2011
  • Fellowship RCPSC, Internal Medicine 2010
  • MD, University Of Toronto 2006
  • Master of Science – Biology and Pharmacology, University Of Toronto 2002

Clinical (or Research or Education) interests

Dr. Christine Ribic’s clinical focus is in transplant nephrology.  Her research interests are in the area of renal transplantation and end stage renal disease with a focus on disease prevention and health outcomes utilizing both clinical studies as well as large national databases.  She is currently the principal investigator on a several prospective, observational cohort studies and randomised control trials examining venous thromboembolism in recipients of renal transplants in addition to patients with end stage renal disease.

Selected publications

Ribic CM, Lim W, Cook D &  Crowther M.  Low Molecular Weight Heparin Thromboprophylaxis in medical-surgical critically-ill patients:  A Systematic review.  Journal Of Critical Care, 24(2): 197-205, 2009.

Ribic CM, Sargent DJ, Moore MJ et al.  Tumor Microsatellite Instability Status as a Predictor of Benefit  from Fluorouracil-Based Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Colon Cancer.  New England Journal of Medicine, 349 (3):  247-57, 2003.

Gryfe R, Ribic CM & Sargent D.  Correspondence:  Microsatellite Instability in Colon Cancer New England Journal Of Medicine, 349(18):  1774-1776, 2003.