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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 portlandchapter@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 Foundation News and Announcements


Chapter Education Meeting - Save the date!

Monday, March 9
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Learn more about our upcoming meeting!



What's New in PKD A Day of Learning


PKD Foundation Chapters are invited to participate in this exclusive, online educational conference! PKD experts from across the United States will discuss complications associated with PKD including aneurysms, hypertension, cardiovascular issues, cardiac valve abnormalities and polycystic liver disease. Click the image to learn more about the online education conference! 

The Portland Chapter is excited to announce that we are combining forces with the Seattle Chapter for the upcoming Virtual Conference! Click here to learn more about the event!


San Francisco Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

Sunday, March 29, 2015


Take a VIP running tour of the Golden Gate City at this year’s San Francisco Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon to bring hope to those affected by PKD. Click here for more information.

Questions? Contact us at runforpkd@pkdcure.org or 816.268.8469.

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Meeting Chapter Meetings

Chapter Education Meeting
Monday, March 9
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Legacy Good Samaritan - Building Two
1015 NW 22nd 
Portland, OR 97210

Register Today!

The Portland Chapter and Walk Coordinators will be sharing their experiences from this years Leadership Conference and giving an update on the PKD Foundation.

If you have questions concerning the meeting please contact our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Alex at portlandchapter@pkdcure.org. 


What's New in PKD: A Day of Learning

Saturday, March 28, 2015
 8:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The 2100 Building - The Board Room
2100 24th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144



Please feel free to attend for as little or as long as you are able to. Food and drink will not be provided but there is a small café on site and you are welcome to bring your own snacks and drinks! There is also a small café located in the building that has snacks and coffee available.
If you have any questions about the event please email Lara at seattlechapter@pkdcure.org.


Portland Walk for PKD

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The Portland Chapter wants to thank everyone for participating and fundraising for the 2014 Walk for PKD. We had a very successful day and appreciate all of the support. We look forward to seeing you this fall at the 2015 Portland Walk for PKD!


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Resources Resources

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Latest Free Webinar

Dr. Clifford MilesKidney Allocation System Q&A

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 Connection

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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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