Kidney Core Request Form

General Information

All fields marked with an * asterisk * must be completed in order to receive the core services


InvestigatorsProcessing and Handling FeeNotes
On-Campus Investigators $100
As always, the recipient pays all shipping charges.
Off-Campus Investigators $150

Shipping Coordinator
(You must provide if Requesting Animals)

(You must provide if Requesting Animals)

Capillary ElectrophoresisPrice Per SampleTurnaround TimeNote
Center Investigators $6 2–4 weeks Instrument maintenance or scheduling may delay processing
Core Users $10
Chemistry PanelPrice Per SampleNote
Center Investigators $5 First come basis
Core Users $10

Click here for sample submission guidelines.


Confocal Microscope

Training fee is $40 for center investigators and core users.

Time slot Center Investigators Core Users

7a – 7p

7p – 7a

$4/15 minutes 


$5/15 minutes


Weekends/ Holidays

9a – 5p

5p – 9a

$2/15 minutes


$3/15 minutes



# Samples Center Investigators Core Users
< 50 $12/sample $16/sample
> 50 $8/sample $11/sample

Confocal Cancellation Policy

We require that you cancel sessions at least one hour prior to the scheduled start time. If for some reason you cannot connect to the scheduler, please email Lauren Smith at to cancel.

Service(s) RequestedPrice
Consultation $100 (flat fee)
Regulatory document preparation and monitoring $20/Hour
Data collection for phenotyping human research subjects $20/Hour
Training in methods of clinical and translational research including protocol development, human research subject, and institutional review board documentation $20/Hour
Patient ManagementPrice
Center Investigators
Core Users

Center Investigators
Core Users

Center Investigators
Core Users

Central Aortic Pressure
Center Investigators
Core Users

Iothalamate Assay
Center Investigators
Core Users

Creatinine Assay (refer to physiology core)
Center Investigators
Core Users


Please indicate which of the following categories your study falls under.

Service(s) Requested:

Regulatory document preparation and monitoring.

Internal Analysis? If yes – please provide sample type:

Patient Management


We ask that you agree to acknowledge the UT Southwestern O'Brien Kidney Core Research Center NIH P30DK079328 on any and all publications. If you agree, please check the following box before submitting this request. This will constitute your agreement of acknowledging the UT Southwestern O'Brien Kidney Core Research Center.

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