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PKD Research Biomaterials and Cellular Models Core


The PKD Biomaterials Core at KU Medical Center is the leading provider of human Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease research biomaterials in the United States and is a Core Resource for the PKD Foundation.

For Investigators

We provide human and animal PKD tissues and high-quality biological materials to investigators and to assist in the development and use of PKD  cellular models to test specific hypotheses and evaluate drug effects.
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For Patients

We are dedicated to researching PKD to find better treatments and ultimately, a cure. If you are scheduled to have a PKD kidney removed, we hope you will consider donating this valuable specimen for medical research.
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KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
The Jared Grantham Kidney Institute
Mail Stop 3018
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160