St. Louis 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 stlouischapter@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



A note from your Chapter Coordinator:


The St. Louis Chapter is gearing up for a wonderful 2015 and we want you to join us! We strive to provide helpful information as you manage living with PKD. Our Chapter is here for you so contact us anytime at stlouischapter@pkdcure.org and visit our website for details of our meetings, fundraisers and virtual conference.

You are invited to our meeting on March 2 where you can meet others and get involved. We will discuss our Walk for PKD, memory board, fundraisers, and virtual conference.

Enjoy the Kidney Fight Trivia Night Fundraiser, May 16! Contact Kris Conant at 314-973-6597 to register. Entry fee is $140/table or $20 individually.

It isn’t too early to think about the 2015 Walk for PKD. Join us on Sunday, Sept.13 at Tower Grove Park. Registration opens in June. Watch your email for details and registration information.

 

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Meeting Chapter Meetings

Save the date!

Chapter Education Meeting:

Monday, April 13
7 - 8:30 p.m.

Location:
Exegy Inc. - Owen Ridge Campus
349 Marshall Ave
Webster Groves, MO 63119

Join us to hear our guest speaker, Nicole Harr, Chapter Education Manager from the PKD Foundation presentʺ 'I have PKD, Now What?' We will also discuss the Walk for PKD, Virtual Conference and fundraisers.

Register Today!

Directions:

Closest intersection is S Brentwood Blvd & Marshall Ave
There are two entrances into Owen Ridge Campus. Please use the lower entrance which is midway down the hill. Drive straight back to the 2nd building on your right. Their will be a small PKD sign on the door. The building is a secure building. Text or call Jean Sommer, Volunteer St. Louis Chapter Coordinator, at 618-210-1901 to be let inside. 
 
If you have any questions about event please email the Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Jean, at stlouischapter@pkdcure.org.

 St. Louis Walk for PKD

 

Walk for PKD    Save the Date

       September 13, 2015

        Tower Grove Park

 

       Registration Opens

           June 1, 2015

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Save the Date: Kidney Fight Trivia Night

Saturday, May 16, 2015

6:00pm

Machinists' District 9 Building
Bridgeton, MO 63044

 

Individual Ticket: $20

Table of 8: $140

For questions, please call Kris Conant 314-973-6597.

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Resources Resources

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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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