Research Spotlight: Harold Aukema, Ph.D.

Research Spotlight: Harold Aukema, Ph.D.

Published on July 19, 2022 | Harold Aukema, Ph.D., University of Manitoba (Co-Funded by PKD Foundation of Canada)   How did you first get involved in PKD research? Harold Aukema: When I was a graduate student, our lab acquired one of the first models of PKD and I...
Research Spotlight: Laura Onuchic, M.D.

Research Spotlight: Laura Onuchic, M.D.

Published on June 28, 2022 | Laura Onuchic, M.D., Yale School of Medicine   How did you first get involved in PKD research? Laura Onuchic: The fight against PKD has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Both my parents are incredible medical...
Xenotransplantation: Animal to Human Transplants

Xenotransplantation: Animal to Human Transplants

Published on May 17, 2022 | Each year, tens of thousands of patients need organ transplants. However, the supply of available organs is much smaller than the demand. In order to combat the tremendous shortage of organs available for transplantation, researchers are...
ADPKD Weight Loss Study Findings

ADPKD Weight Loss Study Findings

Published on January 25, 2022 | Can weight loss play a part in slowing autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease progression? The University of Colorado, Denver recently released findings from a research study focused on weight loss and cystic disease progression...
Researcher Spotlight: Melissa Little, Ph.D.

Researcher Spotlight: Melissa Little, Ph.D.

Published on November 16, 2021 | The PKD Foundation’s principal mission is to support basic, translational, and clinical research that will benefit patients with autosomal dominant and autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD and ARPKD). This mission is...
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