PKD Connection Blog

Published September 13, 2019 Researcher: Robin Maser, Ph.D. | University of Kansas Medical Center Project summary: Mechanism of polycystin-1-regulated G protein signaling and its role in the pathogenesis and treatment of PKD Polycystin-1 is the protein encoded by the PKD1 gene, which is […]

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 […]

Joe Hallisey

Written by guest contributor Matthew Hallisey Published August 27, 2019 “Get busy living, or get busy dying.” — Ellis Boy “Red” Redding (Morgan Freeman) in The Shawshank Redemption (1994) My father Joe suffers from polycystic kidney disease. More precisely, he suffers […]

Paige with friend at wrestling event

We sat down with Paige Trischler to learn what’s new in her world and how she navigates living with PKD as a teenager. PKD Foundation (PKDF)  Hi Paige! What’s new since the last time you shared your story with the PKD Foundation? […]

Walk for PKD — Twin Cities The first fall Walk for PKD event is just around the corner. Throughout the country, participants are breaking in their walking shoes and beginning this year’s fundraising efforts. In preparation, we caught up with […]