• Related Resources

    Cincinnati Children's recommends the following related resources for more information about nephrology.

    National / International Organizations

    National Kidney Foundation Inc.

    The foundation seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.

    National Kidney Foundation of Ohio

    The foundation is one of 51 affiliates of the National Kidney Foundation, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt, national voluntary health agency. Its activities are governed by a volunteer board of trustees of both lay and medical Ohioans.

    The Renal Network Inc.

    The network is a not-for-profit organization that monitors quality of dialysis care in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio (Network 9) and Illinois (Network 10).

    United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)

    The network is the private, non-profit organization that manages the US organ transplant system under contract with the federal government.

    American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)

    The association is a national non-profit organization founded by kidney patients for kidney patients.

    The PKD Foundation

    The foundation is the only organization in the world devoted to improving clinical treatment and discovering a cure for polycystic kidney disease (PKD).

    Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance

    The alliance is the only national voluntary health organization for the genetic disorder known as tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). It is also the lead organization for the funding of medical research related to TSC.

  • Glossary

    The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension provides a glossary of common terms.

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