PKD Connection Blog

Published October 3, 2019 Researcher: Yong Yu, Ph.D. | St. John’s University PKD Foundation (PKDF): How did you first get involved in PKD research? Yong: When I was working as a postdoc in Dr. Jian Yang’s lab at Columbia University, […]

Published September 26, 2019 Researcher: John Shine, Ph.D. | Garvan Institute, Australia PKD Foundation (PKDF): How did you first get involved in PKD research?John: My early work on cloning the insulin gene for treatment of diabetes led to a lifelong […]

Published September 13, 2019 Researcher: Robin Maser, Ph.D. | University of Kansas Medical Center PKD Foundation (PKDF): How did you first get involved in PKD research? Robin: During my postdoctoral training, which involved the study of small nuclear RNAs, my adviser started […]

Written by guest contributor David A. Baron, Ph.D. Published September 10, 2019 Not long after I joined the PKD Foundation in 2015, I was made aware of an exciting news release from the Critical Path Institute (C-Path). They had formed […]

Katharina Hopp, Ph.D., in lab

Researcher: Katharina Hopp, Ph.D. | University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus Assistant Professor, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Polycystic Kidney Disease Research Program Katharina is a 2018 research grant awardee of the Dr. Vincent H. Gattone Research Award. PKD […]

Whitney and an undergraduate student work together as part of an NIH program to encourage interest in kidney-urology-hematology research.

Researcher: Whitney Besse, M.D. | Yale University PKD Foundation (PKDF): How did you first get involved in PKD research? Whitney: During my clinical Nephrology fellowship, I chose to work with research mentor Stefan Somlo who studies PKD and had an […]