PKD Connection Blog

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving back. Our goal for the day is to raise $10,000, the amount needed to fund about six weeks of PKD research. Help us celebrate #GivingTuesday by making the PKD Foundation your charity […]

We are building significant momentum to bring treatments to patients. In five years, we have gone from one drug in clinical trials in the U.S. to five today. Four of these potential treatments are considered repurposed, which shaves off millions […]

Stephen Parnell, Ph.D., from the University of Kansas Medical Center, is one of 15 scientists recently awarded with a grant from the PKD Foundation. These awardees will receive a total of $2.4 million over the next two years. Dr. Parnell’s […]

We are excited to fund 15 PKD research grants in 2016. Over the next two years, we will invest a total of $2.4 million in critical research to increase understanding of the genetic and pathological processes involved in PKD and […]

You may have read a recent article about a study published in January 2016 on the correlation between autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) and atrial fibrillation. The study found that patients with ADPKD are at an elevated risk of […]

In the world of kidney care, research and education, the biggest event of the year is the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week. The conference, held in November in San Diego, drew 13,000 attendees from 100 countries, and featured nearly […]