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Biobanking pp 65-76 | Cite as

Procurement and Storage of Surgical Biospecimens

  • Amin Hojat
  • Bowen Wei
  • Madeline G. Olson
  • Qinwen Mao
  • William H. YongEmail author
Protocol
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1897)

Abstract

A biobank is an important nexus between clinical and research aspects of pathology. The collection and storage of high quality surgical samples is essential for diagnosis post-surgery, and can also be used to create vaccines, identify therapeutic targets or establish eligibility of cancer patients in a clinical trial. Therefore, personnel handling surgical tissues should follow standard operating procedures (SOP) to maximize efficiency and preserve tissue quality. This chapter is intended to familiarize novice biobank personnel with the issues associated with different steps of surgical tissue collection including patient consent, sample collection, tissue storage, quality control, and distribution.

Key words

Surgical Tissue Biospecimen Biobank Biorepository Procurement Nucleic acids Pathology 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported in part by NIH:NCI P50-CA211015, NIH:NIMH U24 MH100929, the Art of the Brain Foundation, and the Henry E. Singleton Brain Cancer Research Program.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amin Hojat
    • 1
  • Bowen Wei
    • 1
  • Madeline G. Olson
    • 1
  • Qinwen Mao
    • 2
  • William H. Yong
    • 1
    • 3
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Division of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLALos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern UniversityChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Brain Tumor Translational ResourceDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLALos AngelesUSA
  4. 4.Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer CenterDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLALos AngelesUSA

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