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Centre for Kidney Research (CKR)



The Centre for Kidney Research (CKR) is situated at the Children's Hospital Westmead, New South Wales and consists of a group of up to 30 researchers, doctors scientists, nurses, and administration staff, working towards the goal of improving kidney health. Research carried out at CKR aims to provide insight into new treatments, methods of diagnosis, prevention, and the enhancement of the quality of life of children and adults with, or at risk of, kidney disease. This work is supported by the Government through the National Health and Medical Research Council, by the hospital, and by generous support from the community.

The aims of the CKR focus on the following:

Abstarct adapted from Centre of Kidney Research


Centre for Kidney Research
Kid's Research Institute
The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Level 2, Corner Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street
Westmead NSW 2145
Ph: (02) 9845 1469
Fax: (02) 9845 1491


Last updated: 31 January 2017
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