PKD Connection Blog

The leaves are changing, there’s a chill in the air, and Halloween is only a couple days away. Autumn is in full force and that means it’s the perfect time for our fall harvest orzo salad.

Published October 22, 2019 A few weeks ago, Nicholas Yee and his nearly 100-person team attended the Sacramento Walk for PKD. We spoke with the “PKD, You Kidney Me?” Team Captain about his recent diagnosis and experience with the PKD […]

Published October 10, 2019 Written by Sue Full, Senior Director of Community Fundraising What is a matching gift? A matching gift is a charitable donation your company gives on your behalf. It is based on donations and, in some cases, […]

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, […]

We can’t believe it, but the holidays are just around the corner! Try this low-sodium, low-protein spin on a classic Thanksgiving side. If you enjoy this recipe, consider purchasing our cookbook (it would also make a great gift!) Ingredients 2 […]

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 […]