Arden Tissue Bank
http://www.uhcw.nhs.uk/research/facilities/arden-tissue-bank

Arden Tissue Bank operates under a Human Tissue Authority post mortem licence within a district general hospital. The biobank has generic , ethical approval and is able to collect tissues prospectively across a wide range of tissue types. In addition the biobank has access to the full pathological archive across three hospital sites. The cellular pathology archive alone totals almost 2 million blocks, with full patient data available for the last 10 years.

Services

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

Existing samples:

  • Fit and well
  • Malignant tumour of lung

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