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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.
Cartridge World Fundraiser
Please join us in this easy ongoing fundraiser. We have partnered with Cartridge World in efforts to raise funds for PKD. All you have to do is bring in your used laser and inkjet cartridges to the Cartridge World located on Monroe Street and tell them you want to recycle them for PKD. Cartridge World will donate $1 - $3 for every cartridge you bring in. This is an easy fundraiser and environmentally friendly!
Only Valid at:
5200 Monroe St. Plaza
Toledo, OH 43626
Local Events and Meetings
The Toledo Chapter does not have any local meetings scheduled at this time but we do want to hear from you. If you have questions or would like to connect with our Volunteer Chapter Coordinator, please email us at email@example.com.
Meetings can consist of featured speakers on PKD, Chapter planning, and time for sharing what is happening in our PKD lives. Please check back for updates!
Toledo Walk for PKD
The Toledo 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 Toledo Walk for PKD!
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.