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.
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
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.