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

Professor Carol Pollock

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.

In our latest NORTH Foundation Podcast, Professor Carol Pollock, Research Lead for Renal Research at the Kolling Institute, sits with our CEO Gilbert Lorquet to discuss the renal medicine and the role research plays. This is a podcast you do not want to miss. Listen here or listen via Spotify, iHeart radio and Apple podcasts by searching for NORTH Foundation.

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The NORTH Foundation is the official fundraising and engagement partner for the Northern Sydney Local Health District including Royal North Shore, Ryde and Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospitals as well as the Kolling Institute.

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