Biobank & Translational Research Core
We provide high quality biospecimens and arm researchers with instrumentation, expertise, and flexible methodology for high-throughput analysis of biospecimens and to expediently translate laboratory discoveries into patient care.
The Biobank and Translational Research Core consists of four service areas, each extremely prolific in terms of their available resources, output and application of technical expertise.
This biorepository currently houses more than 60,000 biospecimens and offers services including prospective collections, biospecimen processing and -80° celsius freezers and liquid nitrogen tanks for storage.
Patients can directly benefit research at Cedars-Sinai through the Biobank and Translational Research Core by consenting to donating their leftover tissue, blood, and body fluid samples at the time of the procedure or surgery. Patients can also permit the Core to access their medical records for limited and secure extraction of specific datasets.
Contact us if you have questions or would like to learn more about the Biobank and Translational Research Core at Cedars-Sinai.
Spielberg, Room 110
8723 W. Alden Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90048