Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a hereditary condition in which the kidneys develop multiple cysts. This leads to renal enlargement, distortion of the normal structure of the kidneys and functional impairment.
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Overview

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a hereditary condition in which the kidneys develop multiple cysts. This leads to renal enlargement, distortion of the normal structure of the kidneys and functional impairment.

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Sugar appears to play a role in polycystic kidney disease, study finds

Sugar appears to play a role in polycystic kidney disease, study finds

Researchers develop a new approach to better understand the biology of polycystic kidney disease

Researchers develop a new approach to better understand the biology of polycystic kidney disease

New modeling system identifies potential therapeutics for autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease

New modeling system identifies potential therapeutics for autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease

Study identifies a promising target for polycystic kidney disease treatment

Study identifies a promising target for polycystic kidney disease treatment

Research provides a major step forward to growing human kidney in a dish

Research provides a major step forward to growing human kidney in a dish

Study uncovers an over-looked mechanism that likely contributes to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

Study uncovers an over-looked mechanism that likely contributes to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

Ketogenic diets may help ward off polycystic kidney disease

Ketogenic diets may help ward off polycystic kidney disease

New guidelines outline physical activities that are safe for dialysis patients

New guidelines outline physical activities that are safe for dialysis patients

Cats could be a valuable model organism for geneticists, expert says

Cats could be a valuable model organism for geneticists, expert says

Farxiga approved in the US for the treatment of chronic kidney disease in patients at risk of progression with and without type-2 diabetes

Farxiga approved in the US for the treatment of chronic kidney disease in patients at risk of progression with and without type-2 diabetes

Study could pave way for new therapies for kidney disease

Study could pave way for new therapies for kidney disease

Chemical modification of RNA appears to play a critical role in inherited kidney disorder

Chemical modification of RNA appears to play a critical role in inherited kidney disorder

Study provides insight into the genetic landscape of polycystic kidney disease in Ireland

Study provides insight into the genetic landscape of polycystic kidney disease in Ireland

Melatonin reduces cysts in the renal tubules of fruit flies

Melatonin reduces cysts in the renal tubules of fruit flies

Otsuka Pharmaceutical enters into global agreement with Columbia University School of Public Health

Otsuka Pharmaceutical enters into global agreement with Columbia University School of Public Health

All-in-one surgical approach is a safe and viable option for patients with polycystic kidney disease

All-in-one surgical approach is a safe and viable option for patients with polycystic kidney disease

Researchers reproduce the pathogenesis of hereditary kidney disease from human iPS cells

Researchers reproduce the pathogenesis of hereditary kidney disease from human iPS cells

Ciliary proteins play vital role in cardiovascular functions and genetic diseases

Ciliary proteins play vital role in cardiovascular functions and genetic diseases

Large-scale analysis of Alport syndrome reveals the effectiveness of existing treatments

Large-scale analysis of Alport syndrome reveals the effectiveness of existing treatments

Researchers locate specific mutation in the gene responsible for Chédiak-Higashi syndrome

Researchers locate specific mutation in the gene responsible for Chédiak-Higashi syndrome