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Marcus Corner

Organ donation: why people who do are spectacular human beings 

Organ Donation  – Part 1, how to ask someone for a kidney. It’s January 2013, I’m 37 years old and the conversation I’m about to have with my brother will change both of our lives forever. There’s no ‘approved’ method for asking for one of your brothers’ kidneys — so I used a Google Hangout… Read how…

Kids Kidney Research

Kidney Research UK and Kids Kidney Research announce intention to merge

Kidney Research UK and Kids Kidney Research are delighted to announce that the charities are in the process of formal merger.

New survey finds 55% of people in UK at greatest risk of kidney disease are unaware of the risk they face

Research released today in light of World Kidney Day 2017 has revealed that that 55% of people in the UK with the most common risk factors for kidney disease (vascular disease, high blood pressure or diabetes) said they do not consider themselves to be at risk of kidney disease.

3million at risk

As kidney failure rates grow in Wales, Kidney Research UK challenges lack of awareness on World Kidney Day

The prevalence of kidney failure has continued to increase in Wales, up 2.3% since 2013, compared to a 1.7% change from 2012–2013.

Marc Stowell, Director of Fundraising

Kidney Research UK appoints new Director of Fundraising

We have appointed Marc Stowell as our new Director of Fundraising.

Hannah Hughes, with lifegaurds at the pool

Hannah Hughes – swimming her way to fundraising

Hannah Hughes, 14, watched her mum be very ill with chronic kidney disease over a period of about five years.

Kidney Research Uk charity shop

Investing in new shop premises in Exeter

Kidney Research UK, the charity dedicated to kidney research, formally opened a new shop in Exeter city centre.

Stacy Rowe and fiance, Andrew.

Giving kidney shaped love to the one you love

Stacy Rowe and Andrew Scott are a couple in love who have been together for five years. They are two people deeply committed to one another, but much more than that this Valentine’s Day they are celebrating the giving of the gift of life.

Morag Mansley, researcher

Putting the spotlight on women in science

In the light of the UN’s International Day for Women and Girls in Science on 11 February, we are celebrating the female researchers we fund and their achievements in tackling kidney disease.

World Kidney Day

Save the date: 9 March 2017 is World Kidney Day!

World Kidney Day 2017 is on Thursday 9 March. It’s a date that matters. Worldwide, millions of people in over 150 countries will be taking part to educate and raise awareness of kidney disease

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