Kidney medicine

The CKDR is one of Australia's leading kidney disease research centres with an international reputation for excellence in research. The researchers of the CKDR are working at the forefront of global trends in research to trial new clinical treatments and to understand the cellular and molecular basis of kidney disease. In this way we are aiming to improve kidney and general health of adults and children.  Renowned for its studies in acute and chronic kidney disease and kidney cancers, the CKDR has particular expertise in translating results from laboratory and clinical sciences for application to improve public health outcomes.

Our Mission

Within the CKDR we aim to improve the kidney health of adults and children through scientific research and education of the highest international standard in the field of nephrology.

Our Vision

The CKDR strives to be a research centre of excellence and high international standing in the field of kidney disease and nephrology for the benefit of Australia and the wider international communities.