We fund cutting edge research
We are the largest charity dedicated to kidney research in the UK. We will stop kidney disease destroying lives. Kidney disease ends here.
What we fund and how to apply
We have a range of research grants available that you can apply for.
Find out how much funding you can apply for? What types of grant you are able to apply for? What grants are open and the application deadline? How to make an application? And all the supporting information you need.
Find out the results of our latest grants rounds and information on the research we're funding.
Information about the UK Kidney Research Consortium, clinical study groups and renal science networks.
Find out how our strategy aims to free lives from kidney disease.
Encouraging patient participation, engagement and involvement in research to add value.
Help us to maximise the impact of your work by telling us when and what you’re due to publish.
Scientific meeting sponsorship
Apply for up to £2,000 to support your scientific meeting.
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Meet a researcher
Professor Jeremy Hughes is a Professor of Experimental Nephrology at the University of Edinburgh and an Honorary Consultant Nephrologist at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
He combines his clinical and teaching roles with his research work, which focuses on the role of a white blood cell, called the macrophage, in kidney injury, scarring and healing.
Jeremy has previously been the chair of Kidney Research UK’s Research Grant Committeeand he went on to be elected as the charity's chair of trustees in 2018.
"Kidney Research UK has funded many excellent projects that span the full range of bench to bedside research."
For more information or if you have any questions, get in touch with our Research Operations Team: