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What’s new in PKD?

We provide a combination of up-to-date research and detailed information

There’s so much happening in the PKD world — from important advancements in research and science to updates in critical legislation and information about how to manage your health. We got you covered right here.

Keep up to date on the latest news in PKD research and on the progress we are making, hear about important legislation that affects the PKD community, and learn about our education and fundraising events.

What's new?
Our new cookbook is here!

The wait is over! Our new cookbook, Cooking Well: Delicious everyday recipes for the PKD family, is now available in the PKD store. Find simple, delicious PKD-friendly recipes to help you make healthy choices without sacrificing taste. Head on over […]

Washington summary June 2016

FY17 Appropriations Congress will not complete work on the bills to fund the NIH and the FDA for fiscal year 2017 (starting Oct. 1, 2016) until after the November elections. Yet, the Appropriations Committees continue to work on their respective […]

Live a fuller life

There’s hope after a PKD diagnosis and you don’t have to do it alone. Together, we are a strong community that supports one another so we can find hope and live our best lives with PKD. Voices of PKD is a collection of inspiring stories that tell the story of PKD.

Award-winning chef brings national awareness to PKD by competing on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games and Chopped All-StarsVoices of PKD

“If I can raise awareness and tell the story of PKD on television, I will do it. I want to engage the viewers and reach those affected by PKD.” On Sept. 13, 2015, Michael competed and was victorious in a […]

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PKD Foundation

We are on a mission to end PKD. To do that, we fund and advocate for research and better health care, we support the PKD community so you can live your best life and we raise awareness to move closer to treatments and a cure.

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There are so many ways to get involved with us. Whether you join one of our events or organize your own, it only takes a small step to make a big difference and move us closer to a future without PKD.

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This is such an exciting time for PKD science! Advancements in PKD research are bountiful and we have the scoop to keep you up to date.