News and Information
Tis the Season... To Raise Funds for PKD!
An End PKD Bracelet is the perfect gift for you or anyone you know who is passionate about the PKD cause. With a choice of PKD teal or PKD purple, each comes with an adjustable elastic wrist band and wooden bead to assure a comfortable fit. The cost is $10 each including shipping and handling. Checks should be made payable to the PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter and mailed to:
PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter
c/o Karyn Waxman
8999 Farmoor Road
Germantown, TN 38139
For more information and order requests please email email@example.com.
PKD Foundation News and Announcements
We are excited to announce our new Chief Scientific Officer (CSO), who will be joining the PKD Foundation on Feb. 9. David Baron, Ph.D., will be leading the Foundation's work in research toward finding treatments and a cure. Baron's background in biomedical sciences and drug development will keep us moving forward with progress in research.
Local Events and Meetings
Chapter Educational Meetings
Memphis Chapter Education Meeting
Thank you to all of those that came to our Chapter Education Meeting earlier this week! Check back for information about upcoming Chapter Meetings!
The PKD Foundation Memphis Chapter hosts monthly PKD information and educational meetings in conjunction with Jyothi Pinnaka, MBBS, MD, FHN, FASN and Transplant Nephrologist, Clinical Assistant Professor University of TN Health Science Center, Memphis.
Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month at 2:30 p.m. at Dr. Pinnaka's office located at 6005 Park Ave, Suite 825B, Memphis, TN. Everyone is welcome!
For more information please contact Karyn Waxman 901.491.4799 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Walk for PKD
Walk your way in your local community
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Latest Free Webinar
Presented by Clifford Miles, M.D., UNOS Kidney Transplantation Committee Region 8 Representative; Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine; Transplant Nephrologist, University of Nebraska Medical Center
On Dec. 4, 2014, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) implemented a new system for allocating deceased donor kidneys to those on the transplant waiting list. Questions have come in asking how the new Kidney Allocation System (KAS) will affect PKD patients. Join us for a conversation with Dr. Clifford Miles, UNOS Kidney Transplantation Committee Region 8 representative, where he answers your questions, both pre-submitted and submitted in real time, during the webinar.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.