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Polycystic Kidney Disease

The Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) program advances basic, translational, and clinical research relating to renal injury from cyst growth that occurs in PKD.  This program supports experimental approaches to evaluate the mechanisms underlying cystic diseases, including cell and molecular biology, genetics, and both mammalian and nonmammalian models of disease.  The portfolio promotes functional, structural, and imaging markers and strategies for diagnosis, early detection, severity, prognosis, and outcomes.
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 NIDDK Staff

 
Michael Flessner, M.D., Ph.D.Clinical CKD; Glomerular Disease; Clinical PKD; PKD Centers
Rebekah Rasooly, Ph.D.Genetics and Genomics; Basic PKD

 

 Related Funding Opportunities

 
Posted DateTitleFull Announcement
7/17/2014High Throughput Screening (HTS) to Discover Chemical Probes (R01) (Summary) PAR-14-284
7/2/2014Innovative Therapies and Tools for Screenable Disorders in Newborns (R01) (Summary) PAR-14-270
6/25/2014NIDDK Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) (Summary) PAR-14-266
6/11/2014Chronic Kidney Disease Biomarkers Consortium (CKD BioCon) (U01) (Summary) RFA-DK-14-011
6/10/2014Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Research and Translation Core Centers (P30) (Summary) RFA-DK-14-013
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 Research Resources

 
Resource NameDescription
Rare Kidney Stone Consortium

The Consortium facilitates cooperative exchange of information and resources among investigators, clinicians, patients, and researchers in order to improve care and outcomes for patients with … (Summary)

Randomized Intervention for Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux

The purpose of this study is to learn whether all children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) should be treated with antibiotics. The study will tell us if prophylactic antibiotic treatment … (Summary)

Action to Control Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Diabetes Follow-up Study
ACCORDION (sponsored by NHLBI) is a prospective, observational follow-up study of at least 8000 participants who were treated and followed in the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in … (Summary)
Diabetic Complications Consortium
The goal of the NIDDK-sponsored Diabetic Complications Consortium (DiaComp) is to foster communication and collaboration between investigator communities involved in complications research.  … (Summary)
United States Renal Data System

The United States Renal Data System (USRDS) is a national data system that collects, analyzes, and distributes information about end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States. The USRDS … (Summary)

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 NIDDK Active Trials in Polycystic Kidney Disease

 
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 Related Study Sections

 
Study sections conduct initial peer review of applications in a designated scientific area. View related study sections from the NIH's Center for Scientific Review.