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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 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 

Walk for PKD Walk Season is Here!


Join us for your local Walk for PKD and be the difference in 2015!

Register Today!



PKD Patient Handbook

June 2015

The newly updated PKD handbook is now available! The revised handbook has undergone extensive reviews and updating by PKD experts. Topics include PKD signs and symptoms, diet and nutrition, kidney failure, transplantation and more.

Download your digital copy today!


The REPRISE clincial research study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of tolvaptan in participants with late stage 2 to early stage 4 chronic kidney disease (CKD) caused by autosomal dominany polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). 

For more information go to: or check out the Study Factsheet.

For questions regarding the study please contact the Research Manager, Steph Hanzl, R.N., CCRP at or 610.433.4100 ext. 490.

 A Message From Your Chapter Coordinator

New Jersey Chapter Members:

My name is Alexandra "Alex" Coglianese, and I am honored, and most importantly, EXCITED, to have the opportunity to serve as the new Chapter Coordinator for the New Jersey Chapter of the PKD Foundation. Continue reading Alex's welcome letter

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

 Meeting Chapter Meetings

Education Seminar - PKD: From Diagnosis to Post-Transplant


Thank you to everyone who came to our first education meeting of the year! We had a wonderful turnout and are excited about all of the new faces! A special thank you to 
the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital physicians who attended our event and spoke to our Chapter regarding a variety issues effecting our chapter members from those who have been recently diagnosed with PKD, to those who are currently post-transplant and everything in between. 

If you have questions about our Chapter meetings please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Alex at or visit for more information.


2015 TCS New York City Marathon

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Take on the Big Apple and run for PKD in the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon to bring hope to those affected by polycystic kidney disease. The PKD Foundation is leading the fight to find treatments and a cure for millions of people worldwide who suffer from polycystic kidney disease. 

For more information or to express your interest in the team, email us at


Spaghetti and Meatball Fundraiser Event


Sunday, August 23

3 to 7 p.m.

The Knights of Columbus
106 Bergen Ave.
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660

Join us for an all you can eat spaghetti and meatball dinner to support the PKD Foundation. Entertainment will include a DJ, karaoke and more! Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. To purchase tickets, please contact Sharen or TJ at 201.440.5858. For more information, please click here.


New Jersey Walk for PKD


Walk for PKD    

             October 4, 2015

                       Mercer County Park

                                     Registration is now open!

        To learn more about the New Jersey walk or to donate, click here

                                                Register Now!


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Resources Resources

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Next Webinar Wednesday

Webinar Wednesdays with CSO David Baron, Ph.D.Basic function of the kidneys

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 12 - 1 p.m. CDT

PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D., will discuss the function of the kidney and why they're so important.


Latest National Webinar

WebinarKidney Stones

Kidney stones can be painful and occur more often in PKD patients than in the general population. Dr. Arlene Chapman, Dr. Bharathi Reddy and Dr. Anna Zisman will help you understand what kidney stones are, why they happen and what can be done to treat them.

Watch Now


PKD Connection

Discussion Forums

PKD Discussion ForumsPKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.

Join the Conversation

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©2015, PKD Foundation ·The PKD Foundation is a 501 (c)(3), 509 (a)(1) public charity.