Collection of Blood and Urine in Healthy Patients Who are Being Considered for the Kidney Donor Program


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 13-005518
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 13-005518

About this study

The purpose of this study is to create a group of blood and urine samples from Mayo Clinic patients being screened for the kidney donor program as well as to collect risk factor data through a questionnaire. The data, blood and urine samples will be used for future research of kidney diseases at Mayo Clinic and future research at Mayo Clinic to learn about, prevent, or treat other health problems.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Individuals (male or female) who are being considered for the kidney donor program.
  2. At least 18 years of age.
  3. No prior history of kidney cancer
  4. Can understand and sign informed consent.
  5. Willing to provide clinical data and a blood and urine sample.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Inability to understand and sign informed consent.
  2. Inability to come to Mayo Clinic for donor screening appointment.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Erik Castle, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Patricia Dyer


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