Polycystic Kidney Disease

Two top cilia researchers dedicated to ending PKD honoured with Lillian Kaplan PKD Prize

on Thursday, 19 March 2015. Posted in Polycystic Kidney Disease

The 2015 recipients of the Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) are Dr Peter Igarashi and Dr Gregory J. Pazour.

The doctors received their prize in person at the World Congress of Nephrology in Cape Town in March 2015. In addition to the $50,000 cash prize, a citation depicting the winner's work and a Steuben crystal sculpture was presented.

PKD International Alliance Launched

on Friday, 10 June 2011. Posted in Polycystic Kidney Disease

Patient groups representing 12.5 million people with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) from around the world have formed an international alliance, whose purpose is to enhance the lives of everyone affected by PKD.

PKD International is a non-profit, non-governmental association (NGO), based in Geneva (Switzerland).