Biospecimens Core

Empowering Your Research

The Biospecimen Core facilitates access to biological specimens, provides responsive biobanking services, and trains investigators in biospecimen-related research. 

Researcher's hand pulling test tube

The University of Kentucky Research Registry and Specimen Bank currently has the following specimens available:

 

  • ​​​Buffy Coat: 1,159 samples 

  • CSF: 28 samples

  • Fat: 216 samples 

  • Plaque (fixed): 12 samples

  • Plasma: 1,184 samples

  • Red Blood: 698 samples 

  • Serum: 1,394 samples

  • Tissue: 433 samples
     


 


 

Impact

28,760

Enrolled Biobank Patients

83.4%

Consent Rate for Biobank Enrollment

1,267

Biospecimen Samples Dispersed in 88 Events to 23 Investigators

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