Austin 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 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 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!

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Meeting Chapter 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! 

If you have any questions concerning our Chapter meetings, please email Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Pam at

Mark your calendar for our 2016 meetings.

Saturday, July 9 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday, October 1 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Donation Program 

Did you know that every time you shop for groceries, you could be raising money to support PKD Research? YES you can! Every time you shop at a Kroger, you can help the PKD Foundation earn a piece of $1,000,000.00. Setting this up is easy. You'll need your Kroger Plus Card and go to Find the PKD Foundation & sign up. It's that easy!

Community Rewards



    Austin Walk for PKD



       2016 Austin Walk for PKD


       Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Austin Walk for PKD!

         The Walk may be over but fundraising will remain open until June 30.
    Donate Today!

    Check out Beth Leven on Let's Get Healthy, 1370 Talk Radio as she talks about PKD and the Austin Walk!

    If you are interested in volunteering for the Austin Walk for PKD, email the Walk team at


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    Resources Resources

    Latest Webinar Wednesday

    Webinar Wednesdays with CSO David Baron, Ph.D.Conversation with a researcher

    Bradley Yoder, Ph.D., discusses the results of his recently completed PKD Foundation-funded project "In vivo analysis of cilia mechanosensation in the kidney."

    Watch now

    Learn more about Webinar Wednesdays or watch previous webinars here.

    Latest National Webinar

    Dr. David BaronThe sequence of drug development

    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 now

    Watch previous webinars here.


    PKD Connection

    Discussion Forums

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

    Join the Conversation

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