A2LA Accredits First Human Biobank to ISO 20387

April 3, 2020, Frederick, MD – A2LA is pleased to announce the accreditation of Forever Labs, located in Michigan, to ISO 20387:2018 for human biobanking activities. Forever Labs is the first human biobank in the United States to be...

Biospecimen Quality in Clinical Research

Abstract Biospecimens form an integral part of many clinical research studies. The production of valid clinical data sets depends largely upon the quality of biospecimens utilized in the study. Annotations of biospecimens help unveil information related to disease prognosis, diagnosis,...
Biobanking can cause significant freezing and thawing stress to cells.

Biobanking Science: New Non-Toxic Cryoprotectant Solutions

Cell therapy is a rapidly growing field that uses live cells to treat patients. This presents unique biobanking challenges because, unlike traditional pharmaceutical products, cells must be alive and functional to be effective therapeutics. Unless cell therapy cells are...
ISBER Best Practices Recommendations for Biobanks

ISBER Best Practices Recommendations for Biobanks and Biorepositories

Does Your Biorepository Follow ISBER Best Practices Recommendations? Biorepositories provide essential support to biomedical researchers by collecting, processing, storing and distributing millions of biospecimens every year. Biorepository staff must navigate complex international regulatory rules governing the use of biospecimens and...

BC Platforms And IQVIA To Launch New Data Driven Technologies

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management and analytics, has closed a USD $15 million financing round alongside a new commercial collaboration with IQVIA™. The round was led by IQVIA in conjunction with Debiopharm Innovation Fund and Tesi, a Finnish...

The Use of RFID in Biobanking: a Focus on Tracking and Storing Organoids

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) automatically identifies and tracks tags attached to objects. The tags can contain various electronically stored information. The advantage of RFID over a barcode is that the tags may be embedded within the tracked object, as the...

Why OpenSpecimen is “Open Source” and Why It Matters?

Sponsored content brought to you by Disclaimer Krishagni is the developer of OpenSpecimen - an open-source software for managing biospecimen data used in 65+ research centers across 16+ countries. While this article promotes “open source”, it does not necessarily promote OpenSpecimen....
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Biobanking Software: The Users

Sponsored content brought to you by Purchasing or changing a system to manage all of your valuable samples is a big decision. In the considerations, discussions and demonstrations that lay down that path, there are a great deal of “must...
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Biobanking Science: Metabolomics Biobanks

Metabolomics, an important part of precision medicine, is the study of different metabolites in normal and disease states. Collecting, processing and storing samples for metabolomics studies presents unique challenges for biobanks. Metabolites are small (low molecular weight) and unstable molecules....

New Biorepository and GxP Archive Facility Opened by VWR

The global clinical trials and research outsourcing (CRO) market is expected to reach revenues of USD $64.58 billion by 2021 according to Frost & Sullivan. The clinical trials supply market in the USA alone has been estimated to be...

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