Memphis ChapterConnect. Support. Educate.

With the help of PKD Foundation Chapters in cities across the country and beyond, the PKD Foundation provides a forum for patients who want to join in the fight to find a treatment and cure for PKD. Just contact us at memphischapter@pkdcure.org to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.

 

 

News and Information News and Information

 

Tis the Season... To Raise Funds for PKD!

An End PKD Bracelet is the perfect gift for you or anyone you know who is passionate about the PKD cause. With a choice of PKD teal or PKD purple, each comes with an adjustable elastic wrist band and wooden bead to assure a comfortable fit. The cost is $10 each including shipping and handling. Checks should be made payable to the PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter and mailed to:

PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter
c/o Karyn Waxman
8999 Farmoor Road
Germantown, TN 38139

For more information and order requests please email memphischapter@pkdcure.org. 

 

 


PKD Foundation News and Announcements

What's New in PKD A Day of Learning

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!

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Meeting Chapter Educational Meetings

Memphis Chapter Education Meeting

Kidney Action Day - Awareness Event

Saturday, March 14
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location:
The Salvation Army KROC Center
800 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104

The Memphis Chapter will be hosting at booth at Kidney Action Day! Join the fight to prevent kidney disease and Pair Up with the American Kidney Fund at Kidney Action Day. Bring your friends and family to this fun-filled, family-friendly event. 

For more information go to: www.KidneyActionDay.org


 

Monthly Meeting:

Tuesday, March 24
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

Location:
6005 Park Ave
Suite 825B
Memphis, TN

The PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter hosts monthly PKD information and educational meetings in conjunction with Jyothi Pinnaka, MBBS, MD, FHN, FASN and Transplant Nephrologist, Clinical Assistant Professor University of TN Health Science Center, Memphis.  

Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 2:30 p.m. at Dr. Pinnaka's office located at 6005 Park Ave, Suite 825B, Memphis, TNEveryone is welcome!

 

For more information please contact Karyn Waxman 901.491.4799 or email memphischapter@pkdcure.org.

 


Driving Home a Cure for PKD Golf Tournament

Monday, August 31

TPC Southwind
3325 Club at Southwind
Memphis, TN 38125
 

Morning Triple Play Pairs Event - $600 per 2 person team

Afternoon Four Person Scramble - $1,200 per 4 person team

Play like a champion at TPC Southwind  and earn the privilege of competing in the Liberty Mutual Invitational Finals at TPC Sawgrass. Choose to play in a morning pairs event, a four person afternoon scramble or on an all day VIP team!

Participants will enjoy welcome gifts, lunch, mulligan packages, putting and driving contests, closest to the pin competitions, beverages and snacks on the course, premium prizes and a dinner awards banquet! 


Virtual Walk for PKD

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Walk your way in your local community

For more information, click here!

Register Today

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Latest Free Webinar

Dr. Clifford MilesKidney Allocation System Q&A

Presented by Clifford Miles, M.D., UNOS Kidney Transplantation Committee Region 8 Representative; Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine; Transplant Nephrologist, University of Nebraska Medical Center

On Dec. 4, 2014, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) implemented a new system for allocating deceased donor kidneys to those on the transplant waiting list. Questions have come in asking how the new Kidney Allocation System (KAS) will affect PKD patients. Join us for a conversation with Dr. Clifford Miles, UNOS Kidney Transplantation Committee Region 8 representative, where he answers your questions, both pre-submitted and submitted in real time, during the webinar.


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