The research team of Professor Ildeberto Almeida (São Paulo State University - UNESP, School of Medicine of Botucatu) together with the team of Professor Rodolfo Vilela (School of Public Health at University of São Paulo) and Professor Marco Pereira Querol (Federal University of Sergipe, Aracaju), is conducting a Change Laboratory in a hemodialysis center at a public hospital.

In the Change Laboratory the researcher-interventionists are collaborating with the hospital management, medical professionals and the hospital's human resource experts to develop the care of chronic kidney disease patients.