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Polycystic Kidney Disease Genetics

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is the most common inherited kidney disease affecting one in 800 people. It is passed down from parent to child over generations, through classic Mendelian genetics. There have been several advances in our understanding of PKD since our last blog. This blog will discuss the genetics of PKD. In the next…