How to Access NCBR Specimens and Data

The NCBR provides:

  1. Archived human specimens upon request.
  2. Infrastructure for streamlined consenting, specimen collection and archiving to enable collection of new specimens in a way that makes the process seamless for investigators.
  3. On-demand biobanking of patient specimens that enable investigation of personalized approaches for cardiovascular disease.

To access: Complete the Specimen Inquiry Form here.

The NCBR supports two models of biobanking:

Approach 1: Investigator Initiated

Typically used for: 


Approach 2: Prospective Collect