Investigating the protection of heart and kidneys in patients with severe kidneyfailure

Germany also launched

The first centre in Germany has now also started enrolling patients. Well done team Wurzburg!

New start-up centres

In early April, an initiation visit was done with as many as 10 centres! This means that in 10 new locations around the country, patients will soon be able to start participating. Super job all!

2nd Delivery of medication

We are now on the 2nd delivery of medication. This is delivered centrally to the UMCG and sent from there to all participating centres. Quite a job when 6,000 bottles are delivered.


First screening visit outside the UMCG 23-12-2022

First initiation other Dutch centers December 2nd 2022

1st Patient randomised November 2022

Medication available week 41
Start trial UMCG   12th September 2022
Participating centers worldwide

Numbers of participants worldwide

Below is an overview of participants so far from study start. On the bottom bar the time, on the left bar the number of participants. The colours indicate which group of participants is involved. The numbers add up from all centres in all countries already participating.

An update of this will be posted every month.

Participant numbers across patient groups from study start to June 2023 - measured globally


National television

The Renal Lifecycle research has made national television! In a broadcast of the program Koffietijd (on 28-10-2022) Professor Ron Gansevoort gave information


The October issue of Wisselwerking, the membership magazine of the NVN, features an interview with Drs. Heleen Nijmeijer, trial coordinator of the


There is a lot of interest in this study. All Dutch centers (hospitals and dialysis centers) have been approached and many have