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Professor Carol Pollock, Lead for Renal Research at the Kolling Institute talks about the role of renal medicine and the role research plays

March 31, 2021 NORTH Foundation Season 2 Episode 4
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Professor Carol Pollock, Lead for Renal Research at the Kolling Institute talks about the role of renal medicine and the role research plays
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Professor Carol Pollock, Lead for Renal Research at the Kolling Institute talks about the role of renal medicine and the role research plays
Mar 31, 2021 Season 2 Episode 4
NORTH Foundation

At the Kolling Institute, the renal research team’s goal is to improve the lives of patients with chronic kidney disease and are working to achieve this by generating new knowledge about the cause of progressive kidney disease, developing new diagnostic tests to predict those who will develop kidney failure and discovering new medicines to prevent and treat kidney disease.

To help us better understand the role of renal medicine and the role research plays, we are joined by Professor Carol Pollock - Lead for Renal Research at the Kolling Institute. Professor Pollock is an academic nephrologist with over 350 publications in basic research and clinical medicine, over 20,8500 citations in esteemed medical journals. 

She is Chair of Kidney Health Australia, Deputy Chair of the Board of the Australian Organ, Tissue and Transplant Authority and Chair of the NSW Cardiovascular Research Network. She was appointed to NHMRC Council by the Federal Health Minister in 2018.

Show Notes

At the Kolling Institute, the renal research team’s goal is to improve the lives of patients with chronic kidney disease and are working to achieve this by generating new knowledge about the cause of progressive kidney disease, developing new diagnostic tests to predict those who will develop kidney failure and discovering new medicines to prevent and treat kidney disease.

To help us better understand the role of renal medicine and the role research plays, we are joined by Professor Carol Pollock - Lead for Renal Research at the Kolling Institute. Professor Pollock is an academic nephrologist with over 350 publications in basic research and clinical medicine, over 20,8500 citations in esteemed medical journals. 

She is Chair of Kidney Health Australia, Deputy Chair of the Board of the Australian Organ, Tissue and Transplant Authority and Chair of the NSW Cardiovascular Research Network. She was appointed to NHMRC Council by the Federal Health Minister in 2018.