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May 21, 2020

Upcoming Webinar! How COVID-19 Affects the PKD Population

The PKD Foundation of Canada presents: How COVID-19 Affects the PKD Population

COVID-19 is a serious health concern and the impact on our lives continues to evolve on a daily basis. In these unprecedented times, individuals with pre-existing conditions need to be especially careful. It is our goal to provide you with up-to-date information as it relates to this virus, and to help ease your mind during this challenging time. 

The PKD Foundation of Canada is proud to present this complimentary webinar, How COVID-19 Affects the PKD Community. This webinar will give you the opportunity to ask questions to one of Canada’s leading ADPKD specialists. 

Register Today!

Patients and their loved ones are invited to join this webinar to learn about the following topics and more:

  • Am I more likely to get COVID-19 due to ADPKD?
  • What should I do if I get COVID-19 and have ADPKD? 
  • How will treatment of ADPKD change during the COVID-19 pandemic?
When: Thursday June 4th 2020
Time: 7:00- 8:00pm EST
Where: From the comfort of your home!
Speaker: Dr Matthew Lanktree M.D.,Ph.D

This is a FREE event. All are welcome!

Please note, the online registration code will be emailed to you on June 3rd 2020. 

About the Speaker:

Dr Matthew Lanktree M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Matthew Lanktree is a kidney doctor and scientist studying nephrology genetics, with special expertise in polycystic kidney disease, at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and McMaster University. Dr. Lanktree is supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Canadian and American Societies of Nephrology, the Kidney Foundation of Canada and “KRESCENT” our national kidney scientist training program. Dr. Lanktree has published over 60 articles in high impact journals in genetics and medicine. Dr. Lanktree has set his goal to use studies of our DNA to improve the care of patients with kidney disease.

We hope you will join us!

Register Today!