UAB-UCSD O'Brien Center

Welcome to the UAB-UCSD O'Brien Center for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Research, a George M. O'Brien Kidney Research Center. Our center is supported by a P30 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, the Division of Nephrology and the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology.

The Center

  • Supports shared core facilities to enhance collaborations and further research understanding
  • Fosters interactions among investigators from different backgrounds and disciplines who's shared interest is in kidney research
  • Provide intellectual resources and infrastructure to attract new and established investigators to AKI research


Acknowledge the UAB-UCSD O'Brien Center and Grant NIH P30-DK079337 for Support
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