Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKID)


The purpose of this study is to investigate what factors make chronic kidney disease worse in children and to see how CKID affects a child's brain development, behavior, heart function, growth and general well being.


  • Measures of kidney function, cognitive function and other will be taken at yearly follow-up visits
  • Study may last 5-10 years


  • Age 1-16 years old
  • chronic kidney disease


18 and under



Can be done from home



chronic kidney disease, CKID, child, pediatrics

Principal Investigator

Vikas Dharnidharka, ASO PROFESSOR



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