Nephrology

A paediatric nephrologist manages children and young people with kidney disease, including the provision of treatments such as dialysis and kidney transplantation - find out more about this sub-specialty

The Lister Institute - Research Prizes

Funds tenured and non-tenured researchers, clinicians and non-clinicians to undertake high quality biomedical research and has no priority diseases or restrictions on the research area supported.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
5 years

Kidney Research UK - Project Grant

Funds standalone research at innovation and project level that will advance our knowledge of kidney disease and refine current treatments or lead to new advances in the future.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
3 years

Kidney Research UK - Paediatric Innovation Grants

These awards are to support new areas of clinical or science research where initial pilot/supporting data is required prior to an application for a full Research Project award, in the field of the care and treatment of children with kidney disease.
Award programme/theme
Innovation award
Funding amount range
Under £50,000
Maximum duration
2 years

Health Foundation - Fellowships

Provides five years of funding to enable talented clinicians to pursue academic research alongside their clinical practice.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Funding amount range
£250,001 to £500,000
Maximum duration
5 years

The Health Foundation - Clinician Scientist Fellowships

Provides five years of funding to enable talented clinicians to pursue academic research alongside their clinical practice.
Award programme/theme
Fellowship
Funding amount range
£250,001 to £500,000
Maximum duration
5 years
Resource

infoKID evaluation (2017)

infoKID launched in March 2014 to provide information on kidney conditions, tests and diagnoses, treatments and supporting information. This evaluation, published in February 2017, aimed to understand how parents, carers and patients, and healthcare professionals use the website.