Kidney, Transplant and Diabetes Research Australia (KTDRA) is a disease specific affiliate of The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF).
One in three Australians are at risk of being diagnosed with chronic kidney disease in their lifetime.
An international project aimed at saving the lives of people who die each year at the hands of venomous snake bites in the South-East Nation of Myanmar (Burma) is underway at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH).
Artificial skin used to revolutionise treatment of burns patients across the globe is now being trialled as a potential site to transplant specialised cells used in the treatment of type 1 diabetes.
Could stem cell therapy replace a patient’s dependence on pharmaceutical drugs following an organ transplant? It could be possible, thanks to the work of researchers all over the globe, including local Adelaide researcher, Ms Kisha Sivanathan.
Dr Shilpa Jesudason is dedicated to providing young women living with kidney disease the best guidance and support available to them when it comes to starting a family.
Adelaide researchers at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) are in the process of developing an implantable ‘SIM card’ that if successful will become a drug-free cure for type 1 diabetes.
In an Australian medical first, Australia’s first paediatric islet auto transplant procedure has been performed successfully at the Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH).
Dedicated to his studies, Sebastian Stead is taking an alternative pathway into a medical degree by currently completing a PhD within the School of Medicine at the University of Adelaide.