For Patients

Kidney Health Library

Welcome! The information you will find by clicking on the link below is provided by the UNC Kidney Center. Here you will find a wealth of information about kidney disease, symptoms, causes, treatments, and other important information, such as nutrition for kidney patients, and more information to increase your understanding of kidney health and function. 

UNC Kidney Center

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.