The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) leads the fight against kidney disease by educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge, advancing research, and advocating the highest quality care for patients.
Founded in 1902, the American Urological Association (AUA) is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community. Our mission is to promote the highest standards of urological clinical care through education, research and the formulation of health care policy.
The International Kidney Stone Institute (IKSI) is a charitable organization dedicated to supporting research and education for the detection, management and prevention of kidney stone disease.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the nation’s medical research agency-making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. NIH is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world, creating hundreds of thousands of high-quality jobs by funding thousands of scientists in universities and research institutions in every state across America and around the globe. NIH is made up of 27 Institutes and Centers, each with a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems.
OHF is the only Foundation in the world dedicated to improving the care and treatment and finding a cure for Oxalosis, Primary Hyperoxaluria and related stone diseases. We have structured the website to answer your questions, provide resources and opportunities for you to join our community and find a cure!
The Consortium facilitates cooperative exchange of information and resources among investigators, clinicians, and patients, and researchers in order to improve care and outcomes for patients with rare stone diseases. The consortium promotes ready availability of diagnostic testing, pooling of clinical experiences, and availability of tissue banks in order to advance the science.
The University of Chicago Kidney Stone Program has created this site for patients, physicians and scientists to share information about the field of kidney stone treatment, prevention and research. This blog website was created as an open forum and exchange for anyone with an interest in the field of kidney stones. Register to receive emails and new blog posts.
The Urology Care Foundation is committed to promoting urology research and education. We work with researchers, healthcare professionals, patients and caregivers to improve patients' lives. The Urology Care Foundation is the official foundation of the American Urological Association (AUA) — an organization of roughly 20,000 urologists. We used to be known as the AUA Foundation.