tissue bank


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tissue bank

repository for human tissue intended for clinical or research purposes.
See also: bank.

tissue bank

a facility for storing and maintaining a collection of tissues for future use in transplants.

tissue bank

A repository of cadaveric tissues destined for transplantation; banked tissues include arteries, BM, cartilage, cornea, dura mater, fascia, heart valves, pericardium, semen, skin, tendons, veins. See LifeNet case.

tis·sue bank

(tishū bangk)
Repository for human tissue intended for clinical or research purposes.
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In talking with other Canadian tissue banks in Montreal and Halifax, she discovered Ontario imports $19 million worth of advanced process tissue annually.
As the Cooke scandal deepened in early 2006, the Association of American Tissue Banks sent its members a set of talking points, almost all of which emphasized the outlier status of Mastromarino's operation.
ShipCritical has long been working to provide the high level of service necessary to tissue banks & healthcare facilities across the U.
Tissue Bank Osteocenter Bulgaria, with the financial support of Osteotech Inc.
Thayer says he will seek out a place on the board of directors for the Regenerative Medicine Research Institute and Tissue Bank.
The aim of the Swansea tissue bank is to make the tissue available to researchers so they can examine the genetic structure of tumours.
Lucy Rorke, neuropathologist who aids the tissue bank.
The study is being carried out by the Northwestern Ontario Technology Centre (NOTC) and a group of Thunder Bay medical community stakeholders working together to study the feasibility of a bone tissue bank and umbilical cord blood stein cell bank.
Barnes is a twenty-five year veteran of the tissue banking industry, having most recently served as Executive Director of DCI Donor Services Tissue Bank, Inc.
Tissue banks also undergo an independent review of their standard operating procedures (SOPs) and an on-site inspection of their facilities and operations.
This virtual tissue bank, the first of its kind in the state, will provide a single, consolidated view of the tissue samples stored in repositories in a number of Arizona hospitals and research facilities.
The project was funded by the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) as part of its Tissue Bank Consortium in Asia (TBCA) C a collaborative platform that aims to promote and facilitate biospecimen-based international cancer research.