Receiving a grant in our KTDRA funding round last year, Nephrologist Dr Su Crail is leading a study spanning two states to determine the impact chronic kidney disease has on sufferers.
We were thrilled to be part of World Kidney Day celebrations at the Royal Adelaide Hospital recently! This wonderful event gave our generous donors and members of the public the chance to hear about lifesaving chronic kidney disease research projects underway in Adelaide.
Are artificial sweeteners friend or foe for type 2 diabetes sufferers? Researchers from the Royal Adelaide Hospital are set to find out.
Adelaide researchers from the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB) have discovered for the first time a protein previously linked to controlling blood pressure also prevents salt-induced kidney disease.
Could you imagine an end to the need for daily insulin injections for type 1 diabetes patients? There is hope that this could become a reality thanks to Dr Kisha Sivanathan’s research, focusing on a potential therapy that could see the end of daily injections and insulin pumps for patients
With the support of a recent $50,000 grant from Kidney, Transplant & Diabetes Research Australia (KTDRA) Dr Shilpa Jesudason and the CNARTS Clinical Research Group are implementing a patient centred research project focused on improving outcomes for people living with chronic kidney disease.
Working closely with chronic kidney disease and diabetes sufferers on a daily basis, dietitian Anthony Meade is driven to help these patients have the best treatment experience they can informed by the latest nutritional research.
Islet transplantation is revolutionising treatment for type 1 diabetes and other chronic conditions like pancreatitis, changing the lives of those living with the debilitating conditions.
Kidney, Transplant & Diabetes Research Australia (KTDRA) in partnership with The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) is thrilled to direct $330,000 to ensure six more pancreatic islet auto-transplants can take place at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH), saving the lives of people living with severe and hereditary pancreatitis.
Nephrologist Dr Phil Clayton from the Royal Adelaide Hospital is passionate about continuing to advance medical research in kidney transplantation.