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PKD Foundation Chapters are invited to participate in this exclusive, online educational conference! PKD experts from across the United States will discuss complications associated with PKD including aneurysms, hypertension, cardiovascular issues, cardiac valve abnormalities and polycystic liver disease. Click the image to learn more about the online education conference!
Local Events and Meetings
What's New in PKD: A Day of Learning
Saturday, March 28, 2015
11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
University of Maryland Medical Center - Auditorium
22 South Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Please check in at the front desk of the hospital for a visitor pass. You will be directed to the auditorium. Light lunch and water will be provided.PKD Foundation Chapters are invited to participate in this exclusive, online educational conference! PKD experts from across the United States will discuss topics that are important to PKD patients. Dr. Terry Watnick will be presenting live from our Chapter!
Online registration for this event is now closed, however, everyone is welcome to attend! If you are interested in attending the event or have questions about the event please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinators Matt & Carol at email@example.com .
Baltimore Walk for PKD
The Baltimore Chapter wants to thank everyone for participating and fundraising for the 2014 Walk for PKD. We had a very successful day and appreciate all of the support. We look forward to seeing you this fall at the 2015 Baltimore Walk for PKD!
Click here for some great memories from the 2014 Baltimore Walk for PKD!
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In this webinar, Lawrence Grundfeld, M.D. speaks and answers questions about PGD as it relates to PKD. He is also joined by two families who have chosen to use PGD in family planning.
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