A Study to Compare Urinary Exosomes in Healthy Kidney Donors and Renal Transplant Recipients


About this study

The purpose of this study is to use urinary exosomes to non-invasively identify (protein biomarkers) various conditions affecting the renal transplant. 

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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy potential kidney donors
  • Kidney transplant recipient who have both a 24 hour urine and kidney transplant biopsy performed for standard of care purposes.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients < age 18
  • Pregnant females

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Carrie Schinstock, M.D.

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Contact information:

Shawna Cooper



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