About Us

The NAVKIDS2 program is run by a wide range of organisations including the Centre for Kidney Research (CKR) at Westmead, The University of Queensland (UQ), and the Australasian Kidney Trials Network (AKTN). Together we are all dedicated towards improving health and outcomes for children with chronic kidney disease.

About CKR

The Centre for Kidney Research (CKR) aim to improve outcomes in children and adults with or at risk of kidney disease. They conduct and implement high priority research in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care of people with or at risk of chronic kidney disease and related conditions. The Clinical Research Group of the Centre for Kidney Research is located at Kids Research, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead; and is affiliated with the Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney.

About UQ

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. They strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, they have educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world. UQ is currently sponsoring and supporting the NAVKIDS2 program.

About AKTN

The Australasian Kidney Trials Network (AKTN) operates under the Centre for Health Services Research at the University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine. It is a not-for-profit collaborative research group that designs, conducts and supports investigator-initiated clinical trials with the aim of improving life for people living with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).