Mucociliary Clearance

The airways (bronchial tubes) in the lung are the conduit by which oxygen from outside air is moved to the tiny air sacs, called alveoli, at the ends of the bronchial tubes where gas exchange occurs, allowing oxygen to enter the blood stream to be used by the cells of...

Reproductive Health in PCD

Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is an umbrella term for disorders affecting the structure and/or function of cilia. These defects are due to changes (variants) on genes responsible for producing proteins required for building ciliary structures or for supporting...
11/16/2020 Virtual Town Hall Recording

11/16/2020 Virtual Town Hall Recording

Thank you to everyone that attended the virtual town hall. We received several questions in advance.  Many were regarding COVID-19. Continued thanks and appreciation to Dr. Shailendra Das (Texas Children’s Hosp), Dr. Hugo Escobar (Children’s Mercy),Dr. Anne...
11/16/2020 Virtual Town Hall Recording

COVID-19 07/13/2020 Town Hall

Continued thanks and gratitude to Dr. Shailendra Das (Texas Children’s Hosp) for joining us for the 14th PCD virtual Covid-19 town hall meeting. Please gather your questions for the next call. You can send them in advance to info@pcdfoundation.org. The next call is...
11/16/2020 Virtual Town Hall Recording

COVID-19 06/29/2020 Town Hall

Continued thanks and gratitude to Dr. Shailendra Das (Texas Children’s Hosp) and Dr. Anne Griffiths (Children’s Minnesota) for joining us for the 13th PCD virtual Covid19 town hall meeting. Please gather your questions for the next call. You can send them in...
11/16/2020 Virtual Town Hall Recording

COVID-19 06/15/2020 Town Hall

Many thanks to  Dr. Shailendra Das (Texas Children’s Hosp) for joining us for the 12th PCD virtual Covid19 town hall meeting. Please gather your questions for the next call. You can send them in advance to info@pcdfoudnation.org   If you missed the Town Hall...