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
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).
At 26-years-old, Michael Burrows was at the prime of his life, climbing the corporate ladder and making partner at a leading Northern Territory criminal law firm when suddenly he was forced to quit work and fight for his life after being diagnosed with severe pancreatitis.
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.
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.