Philadelphia 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 philadelphiachapter@pkdcure.org to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of thousands in the U.S. and millions worldwide.

 

 

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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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What's New in PKD: A Day of Learning

Saturday, March 28, 2015
11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Penn Medicine Valley Forge
1001 Chesterbrook Blvd.
Berwyn, PA 19312

We will meet in the conference room on the ground floor, right behind the courtesy desk.

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.

Bottled water and light snacks will be provided. Please feel free to bring a bagged lunch.

Online registration for this event is now closed, however, everyone is welcome to join! If you are interested in attending or have questions about the event please email our Volunteer Education Coordinator at philadelphiaeducation@pkdcure.org.

 


 

Philadelphia Chapter Awareness Event

Kidney Action Day 

Friday, April 24
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location:
Municipal Services Building Plaza
1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Join the fight to prevent kidney disease and Pair Up with the American Kidney Fund and the Philadelphia Department of Public Helath at Kidney Action Day. Bring your friends and family to this fun-filled, family-friendly event. 

For more information go to: www.KidneyActionDay.org

If you have any questions about the event please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Jamielynn at philadelphiachapter@pkdcure.org.

 


Philadelphia Walk for PKD

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The Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Walk for PKD!

Click here for some great memories from our 2014 Philadelphia Walk for PKD!

 

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WatchPreimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) 101

Presented by Lawrence Grunfeld, M.D., clinical associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and co-director of Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, known as PGD, is a screening test used to determine if genetic or chromosomal disorders are present in embryos produced through in vitro fertilization (IVF).

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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