Frozen Human Tissue Samples
Access Viably Cryopreserved Human Tissue from Healthy Normal and Diseased Patients
It's no secret. Fresh tissue can be very challenging and unpredictable to source. Having a reliable alternative, one that closely mimics receiving fresh surgical tissue, but with added flexibility and immediate availability, can help keep your research projects on track. iSpecimen helps you source both viably cryopreserved tissue and snap frozen tissue.
Viably cryopreserved (live cryo) tissue can serve as a suitable replacement for fresh tissue and can be readily available within a two week lead time period. Live cryo samples also has a versatile range of applicable uses, including live cell assays, genomic analysis, flow cytometry and more. Finally, frozen tissue also retains tissue heterogeneity, often containing cancer stem cells and tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs).
The iSpecimen Advantage when Sourcing Cryopreserved Human Tissue for Research
iSpecimen simplifies the process of sourcing reliable, highly-quality frozen human tissue while also offering many of the following benefits:
Ensuring High Cell Count & Viability
We work to ensure that all tissue samples are resected and placed in proprietary preservation media in less than 30 minutes.
Robust Data Sets & Deep Characterization
Includes access to genomic test results from a 50-oncogene panel as well as detailed treatment history and patient response data.
We facilitate the matching of various sample types such as FFPE Tissue, Flash Frozen Tissue, Double Spun EDTA Plasma, and Serum.
Predictable Availability & Delivery
Immediately available, live cryo tissue is banked and ready for shipping within a 2 week lead time.
Retains Tissue Heterogeneity
Upon thaw, frozen samples retain tissue heterogeneity, often containing cancer stem cells and tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs).
If banked tissue samples are not the right match for your research, we can arrange a custom collection for you.
A New, Efficient Way of Finding Human Tissue Samples
Intuitive specimen search
Through a single interface on the iSpecimen Marketplace®, you can tap into our large and growing network of hospitals, biorepositories, practice groups, commercial laboratories, HIEs, and other healthcare organizations that provide access to millions of richly characterized biospecimens and patient encounters.
Streamlined ordering and procurement
Search the iSpecimen Marketplace for tissue samples in inventory or reach out to our biospecimen experts to discuss possible custom collection requirements. We’ll help to streamline specimen procurement–from small to large projects, straight forward to complex, from feasibility to fulfillment.
One contract—hundreds of providers
We manage contracting and compliance processes across all partner sites, giving access to biospecimens collected and managed across hundreds of healthcare organizations around the world with a single contract. With iSpecimen, you can say goodbye to time-consuming, paperwork-heavy, multi-vendor management.
The World is Your Biobank
Expand Your Patient Sets By Tapping Into Our Global Network
Reach beyond restricted or limited patient populations to find the human tissue, blood products, and other biofluid specimens needed to accelerate your research.
Biospecimen Matching For Your Research
You need access to biospecimen samples that mirror your patient population’s genetics and physical attributes. With iSpecimen, you have more opportunities to source specific, diverse samples.