Galway researchers to carry out clinical trial on diabetic kidney disease

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Researchers at NUI Galway are to carry out a clinical trial of a new cell therapy for diabetic kidney disease.
NEPHSTROM includes 11 academic, clinical and commercial partners from Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy and the UK.
It’s to carry out a randomised, placebo controlled trial of a novel therapy to treat the disease.
Diabetic kidney disease is the single leading cause of end stage renal disease in the industrialised world.