• Save the date: PKD National Convention 2016

    Save the date: PKD National Convention 2016
    Join us June 24 to 26, 2016, at the PKD National Convention in Orlando. You'll discover ways to manage your or a loved one's health from an all-star assembly of PKD experts.
    Check out what to expect

  • PKD patient handbook

    Introducing the new PKD patient handbook
    The newly updated PKD patient handbook is here! Topics include PKD signs and symptoms, diet and nutrition, kidney failure, transplantation and more. Download your copy now or request one in the mail.

  • What is PKD?

    What is PKD?
    PKD affects thousands in the United States and millions worldwide — and yet, many people have never heard of it. Play Watch this short video and learn more about this little-known disease.

  • Walk for PKD

    Registration is open for fall Walks!
    Come out and Walk with us this fall! Register today and start fundraising to earn your 2015 Walk for PKD commemorative
    t-shirt. Find your Walk and register today!

PKD News

PKD Foundation awards fellowships to promising PKD researchers

We have selected five outstanding researchers to receive the 2015 PKD Foundation Fellowships. These fellowships honor early-career scientists whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars – the next generation of scientific leaders in PKD research. Over two years, each fellow will receive $50,000 a year, totaling a half-million dollars. Initially, our goal was to fund three fellowships. However, thanks in large part to a highly successful response to this year's PKD Matching Gift Challenge (which raised $412,000), we were able to increase this to five.

Read more about the five PKD researchers

Thursday, July 16, 2015 3:25:00 PM

New drug delivery system may open up treatments for polycystic kidney disease

PKD kidney next to a footballFrom Medical News Today

A new method that allows antibodies to penetrate cyst walls may open the door for already approved drugs to target the growth factors that drive polycystic kidney disease.

Read more

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:39:00 PM

Voices of PKD

Do You Know PKD?

New Orleans Saintsations Kriste Lewis, along with others impacted by PKD, helps create awareness in this promotional video. Please help spread the word to people who may not know about this disease by sharing this video.

Do You Know PKD?