Clinical Trials

Clinical trials for Polycystic Kidney Disease are underway around the world to evaluate potential new treatments. You can find these studies by using the search function on the US NIH Clinical Trials website.

Visit the Australian New Zealand Clinical Trial Registry to find out more about clinical trials that are happening here in Australia.

Please remember that these trials are experimental and that each treatment is being evaluated as part of a clinical trial, this does not make it a proven safe and effective therapy. The links on this site have been provided for your research. We recommend speaking with your treating doctors for independent advice on what is best for you. You can learn more about what clinical trials are at


If you are an adult with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) who has slightly reduced kidney function and treatment with tolvaptan is not suitable for you, we invite you to learn more about a new clinical trial called STAGED-PKD.

Click here to download the PDF.