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Kidney disease ends here.




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


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.

Diffusion tensor imaging

Alternative funding

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

Lab research


We partner and collaborate with a variety of organisations  to accelerate research.

lab visit

Get involved with research

Find out about patient involvement and how to take part.

Hands holding lab equipment at a research bench

Latest research awards

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

Melissa Lopez-Anton in lab

Research funding position update

An update on our funding.

Are you looking for funding?

Whether you're an establised researcher or looking to progress your career, take a look at what research grants we have open for applications.

Research highlights

Got a question? Get in touch.

For more information or if you have any questions, get in touch with our Research Operations Team:

0300 303 1100

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