Research Grants

Keryx Renal Nutrition Research Grant Application

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. are pleased to announced the availability of grant support for a renal dietitian whose research and career goals are directed to evaluating the care of the CKD patient with the associated co-morbidities of iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) or chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder (CKD-MBD). Projects must be patient-oriented

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Important Dates:

June 30, 2016: Application Deadline

October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2018: Award Period

The National Kidney Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals for making this research grant possible.

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2016 Young Investigator Research Grant Applications

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is pleased to announce the availability of grant support for junior faculty during the period beginning July 1, 2016.

Two types of one-year awards include:

  • Three (3) NKF Young Investigator Grants
  • One (1) Satellite Dialysis Clinical Investigator Grant of the NKF


Important Dates:

February 12, 2016: Application Deadline

Spring 2016: Notification of Awards

July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017: Award Period


Past Grant Recipients

2015 Grant Recipients
2014 Grant Recipients
2013 Grant Recipients

The National Kidney Foundation gratefully acknowledges that the NKF Young Investigator Grant Program is made possible by support from (or in honor of) the following organizations and individuals:

American Society of Nephrology
Bristol Myers Squibb
Victor Chaltiel Foundation
Fresenius Medical Care
Shaul G. Massry, MD
Pfizer Laboratories
Solomon Papper, MD
Patricia Welder Robinson
Donald Seldin, MD
George Schreiner, MD
Robert Schrier, MD
Hilda Gershon Sugarman