The purpose of the Surgery Core (Core B) is to establish a focused facility to provide invesfigators in each of the three projects with a standardized source of kidney transplants to perform the experiments proposed. Core B will provide a key service role that will enable the Principle Invesfigators, their staff and the other scientific core to focus on experimental and scientific efforts. The provision of renal transplants from a centralized source will standardize the transplants and minimize surgically imposed disparifies in the grafts used by the three projects. The specific tasks of Core B will be to: a) perform renal transplants and recipient nephrectomy as directed by the project leaders and their personnel;b) to monitor the health of the renal transplant recipients and test for evidence of renal dysfunction;c) to assist the Program Director and the Project Leaders in preparation of progress reports, financial reports and manuscripts for publication; and, d) to assist the Program Director and the Project Leaders in preparation of lACUC applications.

Public Health Relevance

PROJECT/PERFORMANCE

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Type
Research Program Projects (P01)
Project #
1P01AI087586-01
Application #
7891956
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAI1-PTM-I (J1))
Project Start
2010-06-08
Project End
2015-05-31
Budget Start
2010-06-08
Budget End
2011-05-31
Support Year
1
Fiscal Year
2010
Total Cost
$237,546
Indirect Cost
Name
Cleveland Clinic Lerner
Department
Type
DUNS #
135781701
City
Cleveland
State
OH
Country
United States
Zip Code
44195
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