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Core Services

The specific aims of UT Southwestern's O’Brien Kidney Research Center are to generate new animal models to study the pathogenesis and treatment of human kidney diseases and their cardiovascular complications, accelerate the clinical application of discoveries made in renal basic science laboratories, and provide investigators with specialized tools and expertise to study kidney development, physiology, and pathophysiology.

To achieve these aims, the O'Brien Center comprises four biomedical research cores: