New project ideas?

If you have an idea for a research topic and want to make use of the CERTAIN registry data, do not hesitate to contact us or provide us directly with a well elaborated analysis plan. Below you will find a template for an analysis plan and technical requirements.

Ongoing research projects

Interested into the running project? Contact the appropriate study coordinator listed below or the CERTAIN registry HQ.
Prevention of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in paediatric kidney and liver transplant recipients and in paediatric patients with advanced chronic kidney disease: a prospective, observational multi-centre vaccine surveillance study
Prospective longitudinal multi-center study evaluating modifiable barriers to accessing transplantation and transplant outcomes in children, in Europe. Short title: European Paediatric Access to Kidney Transplantation
ABMR 2016
Database closed
Antibody-mediated Rejection in European Paediatric Renal Transplant Recipients: Incidence, Risk Factors and Outcome
Proteinuria 2016
Database closed
Proteinuria as a non-invasive marker for renal allograft histology and graft failure in paediatric renal transplant recipients
KLTX 2018
Database closed
Long-term outcome after pediatric combined liver and kidney transplantation: A CERTAIN registry analysis
SRNS 2019
Recurrence of nephrotic syndrome after pediatric kidney transplantation in Europe: risk factors, treatment and outcome
PTH 2019
Hyperparathyroidism after paediatric renal transplantation: risk factors, management strategies and association with longitudinal growth
Hypertension 2020
Arterial hypertension and cardiovascular comorbidity after renal transplantation – triggers, treatment and sequelae.
DGF 2022
Database closed
Risk-prediction model for delayed graft function in paediatric kidney transplant recipients - an analysis based on the CERTAIN network
DGF Outcome
Database closed
The impact of delayed graft function on rejection and long-term outcome in paediatric kidney transplant recipients - a multicentre matched case-control study
Database closed
Definition and validation of the impact of tacrolimus variability and concentration/dose ratio on allograft rejection, function and tacrolimus-related toxicity in paediatric kidney transplant recipients
Risk Assessment Tool
Database closed
A pre-transplantation risk assessment tool for graft survival in pediatric kidney recipients: an international validation study
European study on the risks of SARS-COV-2 infection in pediatric kidney transplant recipient
Database closed
Kidney transplantation in children and adolescents with C3G and IC-MPGN: a natural history study
Failing allografts
Current practices in managing children and young people with failing grafts
Machine learning
Machine learning to elucidate the effects of immunosuppression on graft function and multi-morbidity in paediatric kidney transplantation

Upcoming research projects

Look through our upcoming research projects. If you are interested please contact the study coordinator or the CERTAIN registry HQ!
Kidney transplantation in patients with complement-mediated/atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS): management, outcome and risk of recurrence
Artificial Intelligence and Biomarkers after Pediatric Renal Transplantation: Innovative Tailoring of Immunosuppression
Infections after KTx
Infection risk after pediatric kidney transplantation, its determinants, and effects on graft function - a retrospective CERTAIN analysis