Sister Societies

Since the AKU Society was founded in 2003, it has grown rapidly, helping several sister arms to become established in other countries. These have been set up to raise awareness of AKU, provide support and information to patients and families and promote medical research. They are run by patients and patient representatives who really understand AKU and the impact the disease can have on patients’ life.




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Duncan's Decade on Nitisinone
15-Aug-2018

The newly published results of a study held at the National Alkaptonuria Centre (http://www... ...more

Stand Up for AKU 2018
08-Aug-2018

We’re really excited about our third Stand Up for AKU Comedy Night on 3rd October. Thi.. ...more

New Research Shows Nitisinone Treats AKU
31-Jul-2018

New research has proven for the first time that a drug called nitisinone treats AKU in peopl.. ...more

SOFIA-Paediatric: New Research Study
25-Jul-2018

We have some exciting news. The AKU Society has just been awarded a £60,000 grant .. ...more

Vacancy: Fundraising Officer
18-Jul-2018

We are looking for a Fundraising Officer. The vacancy is up online (http://www.akusociety.org/vac.. ...more