Supporting improved health and outcomes of people with chronic diseases in high risk populations: The Centre for Chronic Disease
The Centre for Chronic Disease (CCD) was established in July 2002 and is housed in The University of Queenslands’ Health Sciences Building, on the Herston/Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital campus, in Queensland Australia.
CCD was initially galvanised by major funding from the Colonial Foundation, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the federal Department of Heath Australia (DoHA), and has a robust research framework supported by ongoing grants from the NHMRC, Queensland Health, and Amgen Australia.
Director: Professor Wendy Hoy AO, FAA
Deputy Director: Associate Professor Zhiqiang Wang PhD
“Chronic Kidney Disease in Queensland” is a state-wide collaborative multidisciplinary research and practice program, established in July 2009, and encompasses a registry of people with CKD from within the Queensland Health Adult Renal Hospital and Health Services network. Purpose: to improve knowledge, broaden identification, and support improved health service delivery for those affected by chronic kidney disease.
NHMRC CKD.CRE (2015-2019)
The Chronic Kidney Disease Centre for Research Excellence is the only one of its kind in Australia. Our mission is to advance knowledge about chronic kidney disease and its management across the health care spectrum, in order to improve outcomes.