Grants and funding

We are the second largest funder of PKD research in the United States. This shows the amazing research we have funded over the last three decades.

The PKD Foundation to invest nearly $5 million to fund treatment studies and research for a cure over the next two years

Read the exciting announcement from PKD Foundation of its nearly $5 million investment to fund research over the next two years.  Funding this research leads to further understanding of polycystic kidney disease and will lead to more treatments and eventually a cure.  

2019 Kaplan Award Press Release

Read more about the PKD Foundation presenting the Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement to two esteemed researchers in Melbourne, Australia.

PKD Foundation research grants program — 2014 project summaries

To support work being done to find treatments and a cure, we have awarded 15 research grants to PKD researchers. We will spend nearly $2.4 million over the next two years (2014-16) on these grants.

Conversation with a researcher

Bradley Yoder, Ph.D., discusses the results of his recently completed PKD Foundation-funded project "In vivo analysis of cilia mechanosensation in the kidney."