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 Meeting
Chapter meetings provide an 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!
San Francisco Chapter Support Meeting
Wednesday, June 15
6 to 7:30 p.m.
2124 Vine St.
Berkeley, CA 94709
Join the San Francisco Chapter for a chance to connect with others in your local PKD community.
If you have any questions about our Chapter, please contact Volunteer Chapter Coordinator Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
San Diego Rock N' Roll Half Marathon
Run through historic San Diego this June with Team PKD in the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon to bring hope to those affected by polycystic kidney disease. The PKD Foundation is leading the fight to find treatments and a cure for millions of people worldwide who suffer from polycystic kidney disease. Visit www.runforpkd.org for more information.
San Francisco Walk for PKD
Sept. 24, 2016
Mission Creek Park
Latest Webinar Wednesday
Bradley Yoder, Ph.D., discusses the results of his recently completed PKD Foundation-funded project "In vivo analysis of cilia mechanosensation in the kidney."
Learn more about Webinar Wednesdays or watch previous webinars here.
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.
PKD Discussion forums provide a place for patients, family and friends to make connections, ask questions and share stories and experiences.