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Research

Research

We're the largest kidney research charity in the UK, nothing is going to stop us in our urgent mission to end kidney disease. We fund cutting edge research to change lives. We're dedicated to understanding the causes of kidney disease, its treatments and finding a cure to stop it. 

We invested

£m

into research in 2019/20

We awarded

research grants in 2019/20

Dr Ben Caplin at the UCL Medical School Royal Free, London

Information for researchers

Information about grant funding, events and professional research networks.

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Open door

We want to hear about new ideas and innovations that could make a difference to people affected by kidney disease.

Mike Nicholson, Normothermic Perfusion

Research funding

Take a look at the different grants we have available to support clinical and non-clinical research.

Diffusion tensor imaging

Alternative funding

Accelerating research through alternative funding. Exploring and developing different funding opportunities. 

Morag Mansley, researcher

Research
partnerships

We collaborate with a variety of organisations to accelerate research.

Melissa Lopez-Anton in lab

Research strategy

Our vision for research into improving the understanding of kidney disease.

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Get involved with research

Find out about patient involvement and how to take part.

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Latest research awards

Details from our recent grants rounds on what we are funding.

Research news highlights

Read about the latest life-saving research we're funding.

Got a question? Get in touch.

For more information or if you have any questions, get in touch with our supporter care team

0300 303 1100

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