PKD Connection Blog

Dr. Ashima Gulati is one of the four outstanding researchers selected for our 2017 PKD Foundation Fellowship Awards. She earned her medical degree from New Delhi, India and training in pediatrics and nephrology at University of Connecticut and Yale School […]

This post is part of a special series in honor of the 2017 fall Walk for PKD season. As the season progresses, a PKD Foundation staff member will share their experience at a local event. This week’s featured contributor is […]

Paula Browning, captain of team InCYST a Cure, is ready to get moving in the Baltimore Walk for PKD. With the event just a couple weeks away, we reached out to Paula to hear more about her family history with […]

“The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.” – Felix Adler For over a decade now, our community has gathered together in early September and focused intently on raising awareness for […]

A couple weeks ago, on the evening of August 12, my husband Noah and I were sitting in beach chairs along the shore of Lake Tahoe. We were watching the sun set behind the Sierra Mountains with the soothing sound […]

To those in the PKD community, we’re aware of how the disease affects our friends and families. For this PKD Awareness Day, it’s important for those unaffected by the disease to understand that PKD is closer than you think. To […]

Our researchers are hard at work to find treatments and a cure for PKD, but with the first Walk for PKD event only two weeks away, they’re also working on fundraising! We recently reached out to Dr. Rachel Gallagher, head […]

Our volunteer Coordinators take on many important roles as part of their involvement with the Foundation: leaders, educators, fundraisers, caregivers and more. We recently caught up with Hudson Valley Chapter Coordinator Darien DaCosta, who has taken on all of these roles […]