Tayside Biorepository

Tayside Biorepository is an established bio-resource responsible for the provision of a wide range of human tissue from consenting patients in addition to providing a large range services including staining and extraction methods.


  • Access to the full pathology archive
  • Digital imaging
  • Immunohistochemistry - scoring
  • Immunohistochemistry - staining
  • Tissue micro array creation
  • Nucleic acid extraction

Existing samples:

  • Fit and well
  • Ischemic heart disease (disorder)
  • Malignant neoplasm of endometrium of corpus uteri (disorder)
  • Malignant neoplasm of liver
  • Malignant neoplasm of skin
  • Malignant tumor of kidney (disorder)
  • Malignant tumor of stomach (disorder)
  • Malignant tumor of urinary bladder (disorder)
  • Malignant tumour of breast
  • Malignant tumour of colon
  • Malignant tumour of oesophagus
  • Malignant tumour of ovary
  • Malignant tumour of pancreas
  • Osteoarthritis of knee (disorder)

Annual Statistics

Year Access Requests Received Access Requests Approved
Internal External Commercial Internal External Commercial
2015 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2016 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2017 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2018 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A