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Alan Greenberg

2020 Raise donations for PKD Charity when you shop with EasyFundraising

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MarTech Tracker run

MarTech Tracker run their first company half marathon for PKD Charity!

On 29th March, Suzy Dunsford, Tim Nagle  and Emma Laing from MarTech Tracker will be taking part in their first company half marathon - the London Landmarks Half Marathon for PKD Charity.

Blood pressure measurement

Pioneering study of blood pressure in children and young people at risk of ADPKD

Professor Paul Winyard and colleagues have received a grant from Kidney Research UK to study blood pressure in children and young people at risk of ADPKD (autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease).

James Sandifier's family

James Sandifier's story

On 25th January James Sandifier is organising a 10k Run in Bushy Park as a tribute to his late Dad and in support for his brothers for PKD Charity.

Organoid

Organoids - the human kidney structures grown in a lab

Researchers at the University of Washington, USA, have developed techniques to grow kidney structures in the lab. They can even make kidney tubules with polycystic kidney disease. We caught up with Professor Benjamin Freedman, who runs the lab, to hear about his groundbreaking research.

Taylor Richards

Taylor Richards - ARPKD PhD student

I am excited to have been awarded a PhD studentship, co-funded by the PKD charity and I can’t wait to start working on this 3-year project on the ‘Molecular Mechanisms of the Fibrocystin-ATMIN interactions in Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease (ARPKD)’.

Philippa Harpham

Philippa takes on her first Marathon for PKD

On 8th April Philippa Harpham is running her first ever marathon and it’s all for the PKD Charity.

Matthew Smart

Matthew takes on the London Marathon for PKD

Matthew Smart is one of two lucky runners to receive a PKD Charity place in this year's Virgin London Marathon.


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