University of Maryland School of Medicine  
PKC Core Center
Promoting PKD Research
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The Baltimore Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Research and Clinical Core Center is founded on a tradition of innovative PKD research. The goal of the Center is to promote translational PKD research by providing unique resources and expertise to an international group of investigators. The Center is supported by a P30 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK, P30DK090868) and by the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Biomedical Cores
Core B: Antibody Validation and Vector Core
Core C: Mouse Models and Biobank
Core D: Cell Culture and Engineering
Core E: Clinical and Translational Core Resource

Educational Programs
The Center offers educational enrichment programs that strive to encourage critical thought which will yield creative approaches to research questions related to cystic kidney diseases.

Pilot and Feasibility Program
The Pilot and Feasibility Program can support up to three new projects per year. In selecting projects preference is given to innovative lines of inquiry, junior investigators, and new investigators in the PKD field.

Join our Research Base
To become a member of our research base, contact Center Administrator, to submit a biosketch.

Center Director:
Center Co-Director:
Center Administrator:

Antibody Validation/Vector Core Mouse Models BioBank Core
Cell Culture Cell Engineering Core Clinical Translational Core
Calendar

[ Archived ]

New monoclonal Polycystin-1 antibodies released
See Figure 1 Datasheet PDF

Test result for commercial polycystin-1 antibodies
See Figure 2 and Figure 3

Baltimore PKD Symposium
September 23-24, 2013
University of Maryland Baltimore
See Agenda

Science/Journal Club Meeting
Tuesdays, 9:30-11 AM
Bressler Research Building, Room 9-033
Contact Karleen Schuhart for more information.


Educational Programs Pilot and Feasibility Program
For Patients

The University of Maryland Medical Center and the Division of Nephrology provide multidisciplinary care for patients with PKD. For Appointments call 410-328-5720 and ask for Karleen Schuhart. Make an appointment.

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