Top News for PKD Research

Researchers continue to make important and sometimes surprising discoveries about PKD and the PKD1 gene. Here is a roundup of the latest PKD findings.

A University of Colorado School of Medicine study has shown that pravastatin can slow down the growth of PKD cysts in children and young adults. – Statins Given Early Decrease Progression of Kidney Disease

University of Queensland researchers have found that the PKD1 gene not only causes kidney disease, but also controls a major cancer highway.  – Kidney Disease Gene Controls Cancer Highway

Scientists from University of Kansas Medical Center have uncovered interesting data about cancer risk in transplant patients with PKD. – Kidney Transplant Patients with PKD May Have A Reduced Risk of Cancer Compared to Patients Without PKD

 

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