Southeastern Kidney Disease Consortium
The Southeastern kidney disease consortium is a group of specialist and generalist physicians that take care of patients with kidney disease. The group collects clinical data and fluid and tissue samples for analysis.
Southern Acute Kidney Injury Network (SAKInet)
The Southern Acute Kidney Injury Network is a group of physicians and scientists interested in improving the care of patients with AKI. The group is made up of Nephrologists, Critical Care Physicians and Scientists
The proteomics lab in the Nephrology Division at the Medical University of South Carolina focuses on renal biomarker discovery and pathophysiology of renal diseases. The laboratory uses a variety of moderate to high throughput techniques.
NephCure is made up of patients, their families and friends, researchers, physicians and other healthcare professionals. The mission of the Foundation is support research seeking the cause of Nephrotic syndrome and FSGS, improve treatment and find a cure. The site has resources for physicians, researchers and patients.
The National Kidney Foundation is a voluntary health organization that seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of organs for transplantation. They support research, research training, and continuing Education of Health Care Professionals. They expanding patient services and Resources, educate the public, shape health policy and raise funds.
The National Fabry Disease Foundation is dedicated to supporting the Fabry disease community. Their five primary functions are assisting with Fabry disease education, facilitating identification of individuals with Fabry disease, providing various forms of assistance, supporting research and promoting advocacy.
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) is organized and operated for a wide variety of scientific and educational purposes. The website describes activities, publications and meetings available.
The PKD Foundation is dedicated to promoting research to find a cure for polycystic kidney disease (PKD) and improving the care and treatment of those it affects. The site has resources for physicians, researchers and patients.
The Alport Syndrome Foundation is an organization formed by families affected by this disease. The website has information specific to Alport syndrome