- Acute kidney injury
- Alport syndrome
- Andy Cole Fund
- BK virus
- Case study
- Chronic kidney disease
- Collaboration and partnerships
- Corporate partnership
- Health Equalities
- Heart disease
- IgA nephropathy
- Mental health
- Nephrotic syndrome
- Patient Stories
- Polycystic kidney disease
Scotland to introduce soft opt-out system for organ donation
Following public consultation, the Scottish Government intends to introduce legislation for a soft opt-out system of organ and tissue donation.
Eight bridges & seven miles – walking for kidney disease
On Sunday 3 July, some 800 people came together to fundraise for kidney research by walking along London’s River Thames, across eight iconic bridges from Tower Bridge to Westminster Bridge and back.
NICE decision on secondary hyperparathyroidism boosts patient choice
Following input from Kidney Research UK’s patient survey, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today published guidance recommending etelcalcetide as an option for treating secondary hyperparathyroidism in adults with chronic kidney disease on haemodialysis.
Meet Ben Caplin – growing up into a scientist
Dr Ben Caplin is a research scientist based at UCL Medical School in London. Currently funded by Kidney Research UK, Ben and his team are working on a first-of-its-kind project examining DNA in the arteries of people with kidney disease to try to find out why kidney disease causes heart problems.
Launch of unique kidney biobank
Kidney Research UK has launched the first kidney biobank covering England, Scotland and Wales.
Meet our office volunteer, Richard
Richard is a long-term volunteer and leads our work in selling pre-loved items on eBay. He loves doing his bit to make a difference to our fundraising.
All things kidney – explained over a pint or two!
For the first time, Kidney Research UK has sponsored events at the annual Pint of Science festival, which runs across the world in spring each year.
Making ‘air’ waves in fundraising
Einar Ossurarson, a 17 year old student at North Kent College, decided to use his passion for radio to raise funds for Kidney Research UK.
Janet Taylor – Running to fundraise for kidney disease
Janet’s volunteering story began when her dad was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Sadly after losing his life Janet, decided to run the London Marathon in his memory.