CKD.QLD is a statewide collaborative multidisciplinary research and practice program, established in July 2009, which encompasses a CKD registry, database and practice network, with the purpose of improving CKD patient outcomes and building capacity in CKD research.
The goals of CKD.QLD is to further improve health outcomes for CKD patients both in primary and specialist care, to conduct CKD epidemiological research and much needed high quality clinical trials, to identify means of early CKD detection using novel biomarkers, to assess and improve CKD models of care and hence achieve efficiencies in CKD service delivery, and to support health policy and planning for CKD and its many associated co-morbidities.
Prof Wendy Hoy has led numerous studies to better understand why certain populations are at an increased risk of developing kidney disease, such as the Tiwi of Australia, populations ...
Dr Helen Healy is studying the mechanisms of Chronic Kidney Disease and its management. Dr Healy is the Director of Renal Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and Head of ...