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PKD Foundation awards fellowships to promising PKD researchers

We have selected five outstanding researchers to receive the 2015 PKD Foundation Fellowships. These fellowships honor early-career scientists whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars – the next generation of scientific leaders in PKD research. Over two years, each fellow will receive $50,000 a year, totaling a half-million dollars. Initially, our goal was to fund three fellowships. However, thanks in large part to a highly successful response to this year's PKD Matching Gift Challenge (which raised $412,000), we were able to increase this to five.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015 3:25:00 PM

New drug delivery system may open up treatments for polycystic kidney disease

PKD kidney next to a footballFrom Medical News Today

A new method that allows antibodies to penetrate cyst walls may open the door for already approved drugs to target the growth factors that drive polycystic kidney disease.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:39:00 PM

Voices of PKD

Do You Know PKD?

New Orleans Saintsations Kriste Lewis, along with others impacted by PKD, helps create awareness in this promotional video. Please help spread the word to people who may not know about this disease by sharing this video.

Do You Know PKD?

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