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Lab grown kidneys could lead to new treatments that slow disease progression

We are delighted to fund Professor Colin A Johnson and his work looking for novel treatments for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD).

New study aims to prevent cyst formation in ADPKD

It is with great pleasure we announce that we are funding Professor Albert Ong on his mission to discover and test new treatments for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD).

Grant to study genetics could improve lives of ARPKD patients

We're thrilled to co-fund a PKD PhD Studentship under the supervision of Dr Joe Cockburn, one of three brand new awards funded by our groundbreaking research partnership with Kidney Research UK. 

PKD patients set to benefit from research investment of over £500,000

PKD Charity and Kidney Research UK have teamed up to fund three research projects to improve the lives of PKD patients, with grants worth a total of £537,000.

Blood Vessels

Grant to study blood vessels and lymphatics in PKD

The PKD Charity has awarded a £14,960 research grant to a group at University College London (UCL), who are looking to develop new treatments for polycystic kidney disease (PKD).

Coronaviruses

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) risk and ADPKD

A guide for people with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) at increased risk from COVID-19 as well as their family and friends.

Covid-19 testing, treatments & the Spring booster

With the ever-changing Covid-19 landscape, we provide a summary on the new guidelines for testing, treatments and the vaccination programme, including the spring booster. 

Living with Covid-19: What's next?

How well are vaccines working for vulnerable Kidney patients? What about treatments if you test positive for Covid-19? How do you continue to stay safe while 'living with Covid'?  Hear what the experts have to say.

Staying Covid-safe at work

With the lifting of most restrictions, we provide an overview of the latest work from home rules, along with an updated Safe at Work letter for vulnerable kidney patients to share with your employer. 


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