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!
Local Events and Meetings
Chapter Support 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!
Nebraska Chapter Education Meeting
Sunday, March 20
2 to 4 p.m.
Topic: How do cysts form?
Speaker: David Baron, Ph.D., PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer
Please come to meet others in the Nebraska Chapter and our guest speaker Dr. David Baron, PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer. This is a great opportunity to ask Dr. Baron questions and learn more about PKD and the science behind it.
8303 Dodge Road
Omaha, NE 68114
If you have any questions concerning Chapter meetings, please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nebraska Walk for PKD
Thank you to all who joined us for the 2015 Nebraska Walk for PKD!
We enjoyed connecting with all of you. Check back soon for information on the 2016 Nebraska Walk for PKD!
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Next Webinar Wednesday
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.
Latest National Webinar
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 previous webinars here.
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