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May 05, 2022

Why Does ADPKD Severity Differ Among Family Members? | Webinar Video

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If polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is caused by a genetic mutation, and family members have the same mutation, why are some family members more severely affected than others? Dr. Lanktree discusses what we can learn about autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) by examining affected families.

Speaker: Dr. Matthew Lanktree

Dr. Matt Lanktree is a clinician-scientist, assistant professor, and medical director of the McMaster Kidney Genetics Clinic where he cares for patients with chronic and end-stage kidney disease. Dr. Lanktree has published over 60 articles in genetics and medicine and has set his goal to use genetics to improve the care of patients with kidney disease.

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