Peter Anderson was diagnosed with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, which is part of the nephrotic syndrome family of kidney diseases, in 2005. He has been affiliated with Nephcure Kidney International since then. He entered his information into the registry of the Nephcure Kidney Network soon after it became available and has served on the steering committee of the registry for six months. He recently attended the Kidney Health Initiative event in Baltimore. He has a bachelor’s degree in political science and has been involved in advocacy, both for healthcare issues and other issues, for 10 years.