Our Services

Protocol Specific Banking

At UHN Biospecimen Services, we offer prospective protocol specific banking tailored to your research needs, including: patient eligibility screening, consenting, biospecimen collecting, biospecimen handling, biospecimen processing, clinical data annotation and long-term sample storage services and shipping.

Biobanking Services

  • Prospective study directed biobanking services
  • Biospecimen processing
  • Urine, PBMC, Blood
  • DNA/RNA extraction
  • Storage/Cryo-storage
  • Biospecimen shipping

Digital Pathology Services

  • Histology services such as: Tissue fixation, paraffin embedding, sectioning, mounting, staining, etc.
  • Laser capture microdissection (LCM)
  • Tissue microarray (TMA) construction
  • Digital slide scanning and quantitative image analysis including analysis of TMA sections
  • Pathology/clinical annotation, IA pathology annotation
  • E-library (Coming Soon)

Additional Services

  • Database development
  • Consulting services
    • For example: biobank setup, assistance with regulatory processes/REB approval, protocol writing, etc.
  • Training
  • QA/QC – including molecular QC  (Coming Soon)