Research Project

Project Title:

Cardiovascular risk factors in children with CKD

Project Type:

Translational research

Disease group(s):

Pediatric CKD & dialysis, Pediatric kidney transplantation

Project Summary:

The overall aim is to improve the management of children and young patients with chronic kidney disease in order to reduce the risk of long-term complications such as cardiovascular disease and vascular calcification. Important issues for these studies are to investigate the variability and prognostic value of metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors / biomarkers in CKD patients in different age groups and degree of renal impairment.

Lead principal investigator(s):

Peter Barany, Stockholm

Co-investigator(s):

Maria Herthelius, Stockholm
Ylva Tranaeus-Lindblad, Stockholm
Kajsa ├ůsling-Monemi, Stockholm
Milan Chromek, Stockholm

Project Period:

09/2008   -   12/2022

Sponsors:

Non-profit foundation, Regional funding agency, Local resources

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