The basics of PKD

If you're just diagnosed or looking for a refresher, this will cover all the basics of the disease.

Genetics: PKD genes and how they work

As part of a webinar series on PKD in children, pediatric nephrologist Lisa Guay-Woodford, M.D., discusses PKD genes and how they work. September 17, 2019 | 7 p.m. CT

What is ARPKD?

Learn basic facts about what ARPKD is, how it impacts people and how the PKD Foundation helps.

PKD in Children

Both ADPKD and ARPKD can affect children. Learn more about the two types and how they each impact children and their families.

Free PKD information packet and ADPKD patient handbook

This complimentary packet of resources includes general information about PKD and the ADPKD patient handbook.

About PKD

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is one of the most common, life-threatening genetic diseases. It affects thousands in America and millions worldwide, who are in urgent need of treatments and a cure.

What is a cyst and how is it formed?

Learn how cysts develop and multiply in your kidneys.

What is PKD?

Learn basic facts about what PKD is, how it impacts people and how the PKD Foundation helps.

Basic function of the kidneys

PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer David Baron, Ph.D., discusses the function of the kidney and why they're so important.

How do cysts form?

PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, David Baron, Ph.D., explains how cysts form and why they are so problematic.

Cilia: What are they and why are they important?

PKD Foundation Chief Scientific Officer, David Baron, Ph.D., discusses what cilia are and why they matter. He will also takes time to answer questions from the audience.