Please use our Request Specimens Form for all general inquiries and sample requests.Request Specimens Form
As a dynamic collection and distribution service, the availability of our tissue changes constantly as we collect new samples and distribute them to internal UMass clients, external academic clients, and commercial interests.
The UMass Tissue Bank also has access to a large variety of archived samples.
Tissue from the following organs is usually readily available but please contact us for specific study needs.
|Brain||Lymph Node||Spinal Cord|
Investigators receiving specimens from the UMass Medical School Tissue and Tumor Bank (UMass Tissue Bank) hereby agree to acknowledge the contributions of the UMass Tissue Bank in all publications resulting from the use of these specimens. Investigators agree to assume all risks and responsibility in connection with the receipt, handling, storage and use of specimens. Investigators further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the UMass Tissue Bank for costs, damages or expenses resulting from the use of the tissues provided.
Tissues are provided as a service to the research community without warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or any other warranty, express or implied. The UMass Tissue Bank operates on a fee for service model and all fees reflect the actual expenses of cost recovery in providing services.