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REPRISE Study Results and Expert Reactions

The REPRISE study was conducted in late-stage ADPKD patients with chronic kidney disease as part of the tolvaptan clinical development program. It enrolled over 1,300 patients from 213 centres across 21 countries, including 6 centres in Canada. 

Theresa Gray-Gunn, Barrie ON | Voices of PKD

"My name is Theresa Gray-Gunn. In 1968, my Dad passed away from a brain aneurysm. My Mom was brave enough to donate his body to science for research, and that is when they discovered that his aneurysm was caused by PKD."

October 2017 PKD e-News

Check out the PKD Foundation of Canada's October e-News! We have provided information important to helping you take action in your journey with PKD and revisit the amazing fundraisers that have taken place over the past year.

2017 Walk to END PKD Campaign Wrap Up

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.

Mark Nicastro, Chippawa ON | Voices of PKD

"Helping to raise PKD awareness is an important and sensitive topic for me, based on how I have seen this often fatal disease devastate many people’s lives. My sister-in-law’s father suffered from PKD and waited on a transplant list for several years without ever finding a match. It is believed...

Jan Robertson, Newmarket ON | Voices of PKD

"Thirty-seven years ago, I received the diagnosis that I had polycystic kidney disease, and my life changed instantly that day. I had no idea that I was ill, let alone had a chronic kidney disease. I did not know anything about PKD, nor anyone that was affected by it."

September 2017 PKD e-News

Check out the PKD Foundation of Canada's September e-News! We have provided information important to helping you take action in your journey with PKD.

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