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2011-06-20 12:47:23

A single gene is central in the development of several forms of polycystic kidney and liver disease, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in the June 19 issue of Nature Genetics.

2011-06-13 15:44:08

The Aurora A kinase may contribute to polycystic kidney disease (PKD) by inactivating a key calcium channel in kidney cells.

2011-05-22 00:02:20

LivFest is back! This Saturday, May 21, Village Green in Fairhaven will be jammin’ all day for the LivFest 2011 fundraiser.

2011-05-16 15:56:41

Stem cell research courts both controversy and support in the community- depending on your viewpoint.

2011-02-24 09:38:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PKD Foundation is today announcing that Mr. Dan Larson will be retiring from his long-time position as the Foundation's President and CEO, and will be transitioning into a new role as the Foundation's Senior Advisor and CEO-Emeritus.

2010-11-11 22:06:17

Researchers report that a drug commonly used to treat diabetes may also retard the growth of fluid-filled cysts of the most common genetic disorder, polycystic kidney disease.

2010-10-21 08:30:00

DALLAS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A dozen nephrologists associated with Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) have been named to D Magazine's list of the Best Doctors in Dallas for 2010.

2010-09-14 00:57:52

Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) is a common genetic disease that results in chronic kidney failure.

2010-09-14 00:54:32

In work suggesting a new approach to treating polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a leading cause of kidney failure, researchers at Children's Hospital Boston were able to block the formation of fluid-filled cysts, the hallmark of the disease, in a mouse model.

2010-06-02 16:30:00

LAS VEGAS, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office of the Civilian Medical Reserve Corps sponsored by the US Surgeon General is honoring Kansas City based KidneyWise with "The Outstanding MRC Partner Organization Award." KidneyWise Executive Director Leigh Reynolds will be in Nevada to receive the award.