Inspired by his patients, Transplant Nephrologist Dr Rob Carroll is training for his first marathon – all to raise funds towards KTDRA! .
Thank you to our incredible fundraising Champion Theonie Roussianos who raised an amazing $31,000 towards KTDRA! .
It wasn’t difficult for passionate advocate Eleni to decide she would host a fundraiser to support KTDRA! Eleni is determined to help eliminate kidney disease and diabetes, holding a high tea fundraiser in June this year with her close friends, raising $1,500! .
You may remember 41-year-old father-of-two Gerry Roussianos and his loving wife Theonie who last year shared their heartbreaking story of Gerry being diagnosed with atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (aHUS).
On Sunday September 17th a number of dedicated Kidney, Transplant and Diabetes Research Australia (KTDRA) researchers and wider community took on the City to Bay Fun Run in Adelaide to raise vital funds for their own research.
You may remember reading about father of two Gerry Roussianos and his wife Theonie whom we met last year, sharing his story on being diagnosed with Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (aHUS) an extremely rare blood disease.
When diagnosed with IgA nephropathy, a form of kidney disease, Lawrence Staveley fought against the disease until his kidneys began to fail and dialysis was inevitable.
As a result of her type 1 diabetes, Jane Banning was diagnosed with chronic renal failure and looking at a life of daily dialysis.