Pittsburgh 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 pittsburghchapter@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

PKD Foundation News and Announcements

Saintsation Kriste Spoke at Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation's Leadership ConferenceKriste Lewis

March 17, 2015

Saintsation Kriste was a guest speaker at the Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation's Leadership Conference in Kansas City, Mo., from Feb. 20-22. There were more than 100 people in attendance; two representatives from each state and some representatives from Canada. Attendees were chapter coordinators and leaders across the country with goals of updating each other on ongoing kidney research and continuing to raise awareness of PKD.

Read more about Kriste

 

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Chapter Meetings

Upcoming Chapter Meetings:

Tuesday, May 12th 6:30 - 8:30
Tuesday, July 14th 6:30 - 8:30
Tuesday, October 13th 6:30 - 8:30
 
Location:
Hiland Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, PA 15229

 

Chapter meetings are another opportunity for you to have your questions and concerns about PKD addressed. We will do our best to provide you with answers or direct you to someone that can assist you. Everyone is welcome! 

If you have any questions concerning Chapter meetings, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Kristee, at pittsburghchapter@pkdcure.org.

Check back for meeting updates!


 

Save the Date:

Wine Tasting and Tour

Thursday, June 11

6 - 8 p.m.

Nacisi Winery
4578 Gibsonia Road
Gibsonia, PA 15044

 

Save the date for a wine tasting and tour at Nacisi Winery. To purchase tickets, please call Kristee Adams at 412.335.2862 or Nancy Kaminski at 724.693.8559.  


 Pittsburgh Walk for PKD

 

Walk for PKD    Save the Date

       September 12, 2015

          The Waterfront

 

       Registration Opens

           June 1, 2015

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Latest Free Webinar

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

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