News and Information
PKD Patient Handbook
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!
Local Events and Meetings
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!
Support & Walk planning meeting
Tuesday, July 12
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Hiland Presbyterian Church
845 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Upcoming Chapter Meetings
The following Chapter meetings have been scheduled for 2016. More details about the meetings to come.
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016
For any questions about the Chapter, please contact our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Kristee at email@example.com.
Pittsburgh Walk for PKD
Sept. 17, 2016
Latest Webinar Wednesday
Bradley Yoder, Ph.D., discusses the results of his recently completed PKD Foundation-funded project "In vivo analysis of cilia mechanosensation in the kidney."
Learn more about Webinar Wednesdays or watch previous webinars here.
Latest National Webinar
Presented by: David Baron, Ph.D., PKD Foundation CSO
Why does a drug therapy take so long to find? Hear from PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D. as he uses his decades of experience in drug development to explain the process as it relates to PKD.
Watch previous webinars here.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.