Keep Updated November 2016

PKD Foundation welcomes new CEO, Andy Betts

We are excited to announce we have a new CEO, Andy Betts. After an in-depth national search to identify the best person to lead the Foundation, our Board’s executive search committee concluded that Andy’ expertise and experience are key to moving us closer […]

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Washington summary November 2016

Congress returned to Washington, D.C. on Nov. 14.  After another break for Thanksgiving, Congress will resume work at the end of November. FY17 Appropriations The continuing resolution (CR) that keeps the government working expires on Dec. 9.  Congress is expected […]

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New partnership with PKD Foundation of Australia to fund research

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with the PKD Foundation of Australia to co-fund a fellowship grant over the next two years. The two-year grant aims to increase the pipeline of researchers focused on polycystic kidney disease (PKD). […]

Megan Lubis |

My wife’s mother needed a kidney, and I was a match

Steven Russolillo earned two new titles this year: “husband” to his wife, Shelly, and “kidney buddy” to his mother-in-law, Batya. Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) runs in Shelly’s family, and in the summer of 2013, Batya’s kidneys started failing. A series […]

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