Our Mission

To Prevent and Cure Kidney Diseases Through Research and Innovation

Established in 2012, KidneyCure, the ASN Foundation, funds the Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Program, the Transition to Independence Grants Program, the William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program, the American Society of Nephrology-Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program, and the ASN Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award Program.

Funding Research

KidneyCure focuses on funding research by new investigators and enables fellows to participate in kidney research projects.

Supporting Investigators

KidneyCure supports young investigators who are changing kidney care and helping to improve treatments and find cures.

Career Development

KidneyCure funds clinical and basic research, and provides grant support to members at various points in their careers.

American Society of Nephrology

A World Without Kidney Diseases

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) established KidneyCure, the ASN Foundation, in 2012, to help work towards its goal of A World Without Kidney Diseases by funding research and driving innovation in kidney care. You can learn more about ASN and its mission at www.asn-online.org.

KidneyCure (ASN Foundation for Kidney Research, tax ID: 45-5090971) is a 501(c)(3) organization. Gifts are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Pledges are not legally binding.

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