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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 & Planning Meeting
Tuesday, March 8
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Hiland Presbyterian Church
845 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Plan to join the Pittsburgh Chapter for our first meeting of the year. The meeting will be devoted to support and planning. We will discuss what we want to do for the year including the Pittsburgh Walk for PKD.
Upcoming Chapter Meetings
The following Chapter meetings have been scheduled for 2016. More details about the meetings to come.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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
Thank you for Joining us for the 2015 Pittsburgh Walk for PKD!
We had a great time connecting with everyone. Check back soon for information on the 2016 Pittsburgh Walk for PKD!
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Next Webinar Wednesday
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 12 - 1 p.m. CST
David will breakdown a published scientific journal article to explain it in simple, straightforward terms. He will discuss an article by K. J. Kelly, et al. in PLOS ONE titled: Improved structure and function in autosomal recessive polycystic rat kidneys with renal tubular cell therapy.
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.
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