Submitted by Chiara Gamberi, Ph. D. Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Concordia University
Season's greetings to you and yours from the PKD Foundation of Canada!
We are pleased to share some encouraging news regarding the treatment landscape for those living with ADPKD. Today, Otsuka announced results from their Phase 3 REPRISE trial of tolvaptan in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). This data was presented at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Conference...
Since 2007, the PKD Foundation of Canada has raised over $1M for critical PKD research, education, advocacy and awareness through our Walk to END PKD campaign! Truly an amazing feat for our grassroots organization.
Registration is open for the 2017 Walk to END PKD, the PKD Foundation of Canada's signature fundraising campaign.
We are thrilled to introduce the new name and new look for our signature fundraising event! The new name, Walk to END PKD (formerly Walk for PKD), better aligns with our mission to discover treatments and a cure for polycystic kidney disease and improve the lives of all it affects....
Each year, Health Canada recognizes September 4th as National PKD Awareness Day! This year we are looking for volunteers who want to help spread awareness in their own communities by working with us to secure local proclamations in their communities.
We are glad to share some great news for the Canadian PKD community, as tolvaptan receives positive results from an additional one year international trial. The trial outcome was positive for tolvaptan in the treatment of ADPKD. Also of note, the trial had participation from Canadian patients and nephrologists.
We’re very excited to share the pilot episode of our brand new PKD podcast, PKD Talks.
The PKD Foundation of Canada is pleased to share that a Canadian consensus has been published by nephrologists across the country. This consensus aims to give nephrologists evidence-informed recommendations to guide optimal management of adult patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD).