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June 06, 2020

How COVID-19 Affects the PKD Polulation | Webinar video

webinar_covid_EN_social_thumb.pngThis webinar was held live on June 6, 2020.

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 recording of our free webinar from June 4th 2020. Patients and their loved ones can view 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?

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About the Speaker

Dr. Matthew Lanktree (MD, PhD) 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.

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