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    What is PKD?
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PKD News

FDA Issues Letter of Support for TKV as ADPKD Biomarker

TUCSON, Ariz., June 1, 2015 – The Critical Path Institute (C-Path) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Letter of Support to C-Path's Polycystic Kidney Disease Outcomes Consortium (PKDOC) for the use of total kidney volume (TKV) as a prognostic biomarker to select patients for clinical trials of new therapies for Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD).

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Monday, June 01, 2015 10:21:00 AM

Treatment for ADPKD Approved in Europe

PillsTOKYO—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announced today that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for JINARC® (tolvaptan) for the treatment of ADPKD in adults who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage one to three at initiation of treatment with evidence of rapidly progressing disease. In receiving this marketing authorisation, tolvaptan becomes the first pharmaceutical therapy to be licensed in Europe for the treatment of the underlying pathophysiology of ADPKD.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 1:50:00 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?