Indianapolis 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 indianapolischapter@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 Patient Handbook

June 2015

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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 Kroger Community Rewards

Join the Kroger Plus card program and help raise funds for the Indianapolis Chapter!

 

Go to www.krogercommunityrewards.com and sign up with your Kroger Plus card to have Kroger donate money to "PKD Foundation – Indianapolis Chapter". It is very easy and costs you nothing. Simply follow the step by step instructions when registering online. 

 

1. Sign up at www.krogercommunityrewards.com with your Kroger card

2. When it prompts you to enter a non-profit, choose “PKD Foundation – Indianapolis Chapter” or just enter our organization number: 60949

3. Start shopping!

Whenever you use your Kroger Plus Card, Kroger donates money to our local chapter. 


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! 

Indianapolis Chapter Education Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 23
7 to 8:30 p.m.

Topic: Pioglitazone (Actos) study

Speakers:
Bonnie Blazer-Yost, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Sharon Moe, M.D.
Professor of Nephrology at Indiana Health Hospital

Bonnie Blazer-Yost, Ph.D. and Sharon Moe, M.D. will join us to talk about the science and clinical aspects of the new pioglitazone (Actos) study being conducted in Indianapolis through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. 

Register

If you have any questions about our Chapter, please contact Kathy, Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, at indianapolischapter@pkdcure.org.


Indianapolis Walk for PKD

                                 

Thank you to all who joined us for the 2015 Indianapolis Walk for PKD!

We had a great time connecting with all of you. Check back soon for information on the 2016 Indianapolis Walk for PKD!

                     

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Resources Resources

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Next Webinar Wednesday

Webinar Wednesdays with CSO David Baron, Ph.D.Journal article review on ARPKD research

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.

Register


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.


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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.

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