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Contact Us:

The University of North Carolina
UNC Division of Nephropathology
Brinkhous Bullitt Building, Room 409–CB#7525
Chapel Hill, NC 27599–7525
Phone: 919.966.2421 Fax: 919.966.4542

Volker Nickeleit, MD : volker_nickeleit@med.unc.edu
Harsharan K. Singh, MD : hsingh@med.unc.edu
J. Charles Jennette, MD : jcj@med.unc.edu


Submitting Renal Biopsies To the UNC Division of


Renal biopsies are accepted during weekdays. Weekend and holiday rush processings can be arranged. Detailed instructions can be found in our Memorandum here.

Leaders in Nephropathology




Easy specimen shipment to UNC with our free biopsy kits

• Free mailing kits that contain preservatives and fixatives are provided in groups of 4. To request kits, please contact us at 919-966-2421.

• Kits are bundled with a copy of our detailed memorandum, material safety data sheets, a referral form for both native and transplant biopsies (2 separate forms), and pre-printed FedEx shipping labels for free return shipment to UNC.