About Us - Accio Biobank Online - Tissue for Research

ABout Us

Accio Biobank Online is trusted by many of the world’s top biomedical companies and academic institutes to provide the annotated human specimens needed for the next diagnostic, drug, medical device or basic research breakthrough.


With high quality US sources, Accio Biobank Online is a trusted biospecimen sourcing partner for many of the world’s leading medical corporations and academic research institutes. 

We offer a single and convenient point of access to most diagnoses, as well as control specimens, with a fast response time and an efficient, personalized service.

Responsibly collected in accordance with the applicable regulations.

Expert clinical biorepositories and exceptional in-depth data with multiple sample formats.

Dedicated whole body donor facilities provide a high quality service 24/7 with times from death to sampling that can be as low as 3 hours.

Single and convenient point of access and project management service.   


Margaret Clotworthy

Dr Margaret Clotworthy PhD
CEO and Director 


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Natasha Davies

Natasha Davies BA
Office Manager 


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Mate Barath

Mate Barath
Systems Manager


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Aurora Bono

Aurora Bono MSc
Research Officer


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Lydia Tucker

Lydia Tucker BSc, MScR
Research Officer


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Jessica Aston-Shore

Jessica Aston-Shore BSc (Hons) 
Research Manager


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Zsolt Barath

Zsolt Barath MA 
Admin Officer


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The following reviews co-authored by Director, Margaret Clotworthy PhD, may also be of interest.

1. Advances in the development and use of human tissue-based techniques for drug toxicity testing, Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology, May 2013.

2. The application of human tissue for drug discovery and development, Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery, July 2012.

Specimens sourced via Accio Biobank Online played a central role in a recent paper in the prestigious journal, Cell Reports, with implications for ovarian cancer detection, diagnosis of cancers in general and understanding ageing: Ultra-Sensitive TP53 Sequencing for Cancer Detection Reveals Progressive Clonal Selection in Normal Tissue over a Century of Human Lifespan

Accio Biobank Online is the trading name for Tissue for Research Ltd

Connect with Director,
Dr Margaret Clotworthy,
 on LinkedIn.

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