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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 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

Michael PsilakisFood Network's One-on-One Interview with Chopped All-Stars Part 3 Winner, Chef Michael Psilakis

May 13, 2015

Chef Michael Psilakis won part 3 of the Chopped All-StarsTournament and will be in the finale with the chance to win $75,000 for his charity of choice, the PKD Foundation. Food Network did an exclusive one-on-one interview with chef Michael after his big win about being on the show and why he's competing for the PKD Foundation.

Read the exclusive Food Network interview with Chef Michael Psilakis

A note from your Chapter Coordinator:

The St. Louis Chapter is gearing up for a wonderful 2015 and we want you to join us! We strive to provide helpful information as you manage living with PKD. Our Chapter is here for you so contact us anytime at and visit our website for details of our meetings, fundraisers and virtual conference.

Enjoy the Kidney Fight Trivia Night Fundraiser, May 16! Contact Kris Conant at 314-973-6597 to register. Entry fee is $140/table or $20 individually.

It isn’t too early to think about the 2015 Walk for PKD. Join us on Sunday, Sept.13 at Tower Grove Park. Registration opens in June. Watch your email for details and registration information.

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Calendar Local Events and Meetings

Meeting Chapter Meetings

Save the date for our next Chapter Meeting:

Monday, June 8
7 - 8:30 p.m.


Exegy Inc. - Owen Ridge Campus 
349 Marshall Ave
Webster Groves, MO 63119


Meeting Topic: Education and Support meeting. We will be discussing Clinical Trials. Please bring any questions and concerns. Suggested book to read: Why I Think About Urine…and a Treatment for Polycystic Kidney Disease by Jared James Grantham, MD

There are two entrances into Owen Ridge Campus. Use the lower entrance toward the bottom of the hill. Drive to the 2nd building on right which is Exegy Inc. It is a secure building. Call or text Jean Sommer at 618-210-1901 to be let inside. A small PKD sign will be on the outside door with phone number.

If you have questions about the event or are interested in attending please email our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, Jean, at  
Save the date for our upcoming meetings:
Monday, July 13 - Ice Cream Social
Monday, August 10 - Walk Planning Meeting

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California Pizza Kitchen Event

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

June 16, 17, 18, 2015

Dine in or carry out at one of four California Pizza Kitchens to raise funds for the 2015 St. Louis Walk for PKD. Bring this flyer and present it to your server and 20% of your bill will be donated to the PKD Foundation. For more information, please click here

Participating Locations:

West County Mall
109 W County Mall
Saint Louis Galleria
1493 St. Galleria
284 Chesterfield Mall
Creve Coeur
10590 Old Olive St.


St. Louis Walk for PKD


Walk for PKD    Save the Date

       September 13, 2015

        Tower Grove Park


       Registration Opens

              June 2015


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Resources Resources

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David BaronPKD Foundation's Chief Scientific Officer Webinar

Hear from our new Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D., who is also a PKD patient. David shares what we have gained from our PKD research work to date and where we are headed with the Accelerating Treatments to Patients program.


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©2015, PKD Foundation ·The PKD Foundation is a 501 (c)(3), 509 (a)(1) public charity.