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: 1,000 samples 

  • Fat: 226 Samples 

  • Plasma: 1,268 samples

  • Red Blood: 1,011 samples

  • Serum: 1,303 samples

  • Tissue: 281 samples

*Updated: July 12, 2018


 


 

Impact

28,760

Enrolled Biobank Patients

83.4%

Consent Rate for Biobank Enrollment

1,267

Biospecimen Samples Dispersed in 88 Events to 23 Investigators