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Jenny Colgan

She only went and won it!

Best selling author Jenny Colgan nervously took to the infamous black chair to raise money for Kidney Research UK on Celebrity Mastermind on Thursday (3 January 2018).

Sandra Currie

Helping to make good conversations happen – Sandra Currie: an end of year reflection

As we get to the end of 2018 I have been looking back at the year. A year full of many good things to celebrate, so much exciting research is happening and so many great conversations took place with people I know well, and some I met for the first time. It is heartwarming to…

yen and louise volunterring

Volunteers put in a hard day’s graft for their favorite charity

A young kidney transplant patient and her colleague were released from their usual day job duties to give their time and expertise to their favorite charity – Kidney Research UK.

Matthew Englefield

My road to Rituximab

  Description Matthew Englefield is 18 and has been living with nephrotic syndrome for the past six years. During that time he has been on a range of drugs and treatment to help manage his condition and to keep him alive.   Matthew Englefield He has written a frank and honest account of his treatment…

IgAN patient information day delivers for patients

It was a full house at the 2018 IgA nephropathy patient information day, which took place in London on 24 November.

Pivotal trial patient, Mimi Hoare, and nurse, Elizabeth Clarke

Research shows targets for improving brain function in kidney failure

A study of haemodialysis patients partly funded by Kidney Research UK, has found dialysis can cause short term problems with cognitive function.

World Kidney Day 2019: Thursday 14 March

World Kidney Day 2019 is on Thursday 14 March: save the date and get involved.

Advent service at Peterborough Cathedral.

Kidney Research UK and Peterborough Cathedral herald the start of Advent

Over 800 people attended the annual Advent Procession in Peterborough Cathedral.

CEMVO Peer Educator Awards in Scotland 2018

Communities awareness work in Scotland strikes gold

Kidney Research UK’s Scottish peer educators struck gold on Friday night, winning the health category at the CEMVO Scotland Ethnic Minority Impact Awards.


Kidney Research UK funded research discovers 35 kidney genes linked to chronic kidney disease risk

An international study lead by University of Manchester scientists has discovered the identity of genes that predispose people to chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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