Biospecimen Research Unit

Collecting, managing and distributing samples for research & discoveryAbout BSRU

The Biospecimen Research Unit (BSRU) supports non-clinical specimen collection and intake, non-clinical specimen processing and storage, non-clinical specimen requests and distribution, and non-clinical specimen quality control.



CHOP Biorepository
Co-directors of the Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine (D³b) Jay Storm, MD (left) and Adam Resnick, PhD (right), inspect a biorepository storage tank used to store biospecimen samples at -80°C.

Focus Area 1


Cell Line Generation

Focus Area 2

PDX Models

Focus Area 3

Biospecimen driven research


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