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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES & INFORMATION

Background and History: Since 2001, the UCSD / O’Connor twin resource has already provided information (phenotypic, genotypic, demographic) and reagents (blood, plasma, urine, DNA, human induced pluripotent stem cells) to support a wide range of academic investigators: UCSD programs in Metabolism, Nephrology, GI, Political Science, Family Prev Med, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Bioengineering/Bioinformatics, Pharmacy, Orthopedics; as well as UAB/UCSD O’Brien NIDDK center, Duke Univ, QIMR/Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) Peking Union Medical College, and Inje University (Busan, South Korea).

 

Consent Forms and IRB Protocol: Under UCSD IRB Review

 

Thank you to the following collaborators for their work bringing this valuable resource to the public

Nicholas Schork, Sucheta Vaingankar, Brinda Rana, Rany Salem, Caroline Nievergelt, Laurent Taupenot
Institute for Genomic Medicine – Kelly Frazer, Kristen Jepsen, Hiroko Matsui, Stephanie Hadimulia
Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute – Michael Ziegler
Human Longevity, Inc. – Wayne Delport, Guangfa Zhang, Denis Bisson

And to the innumerable hard-working collaborators at all levels who worked with Dr. O’Connor
over the years to develop, maintain, and put to use all aspects of
The UCSD / O'Connor “TSP” (Twin/Sibling/Pedigree) Resource in Hypertension

Kellie Evans-O’Connor
On behalf, and in memory, of Daniel T. O’Connor, Jr., MD

acknowledgement photo
Circa 2001