Tissue Types - Accio Biobank Online - Tissue for Research

tissue types

Accio Biobank Online is delighted to announce that to further expand the range of fresh organ and tissue research we can support, we have partnered with a highly experienced organ procurement network. This means that we can facilitate your access to non-transplantable organs and tissues kindly donated by organ donors. This is in addition to our longstanding partnership with a dedicated and highly skilled whole body donor program. 

Tissue and Organ Types

Whole body donors may be available for approved education purposes, such as medical school dissection programs.


*Exact availability of these tissue samples and organs for medical research depends on a combination of factors, including:

  • whether you require a whole tissue or organ, or just a small piece;
  • whether you require pathologist-dissected and annotated tissue or not;  
  • whether you need healthy or diseased tissue;
  • the standard treatments available for any disease, which may limit the availability or size of sample available for research;
  • the format required (fresh, frozen, FFPE, OCT-embedded, formalin fixed etc);
  • the level and detail of medical history, pathology, biomarker and other clinical or lifestyle data you require, as the depth of detail may depend on whether clinical or post mortem samples are available;
  • whether you can only use clinical samples or whether kindly donated organs and tissues from whole body donors would be more suitable for your medical research.

Please contact us on info@biobankonline.com with details of your human tissue or human organ needs and we would be delighted to assist!


We work with high quality facilities located in the US. We also have access to collection sites in Africa & elsewhere for the collection of infectious disease samples.


Please note that we are unable to offer organs for direct transplant; the specimens we offer in no way compete with the essential work of organ/tissue transplantation, whilst facilitating important research, development and training/ education. If you are looking for non-transplantable organs to be modified for clinical use, please email us or visit txbiobankonline.com .  We can not accept donors directly. If you are interested in donating, please discuss ways of donating with your physician, hospital or hospice, who will be better placed to provide information about local donation options. Thank you very much for considering this option.

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