Pitt Biospecimen Core


PBC re-opens (effective June 15, 2020)

The Pitt Biospecimen Core will be opening for services on June 15th.  During the week of June 15th, we will prioritize collections which were already in place prior to... View »

Policy: Governance of Use and Transfer of Human Biological Materials in Health Sciences

OOAS has published the new tissue policy at this link.


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HSTB renamed as Pitt Biospecimen Core (PBC)

The HSTB has been renamed the Pitt Biospecimen Core (PBC) to better represent the breadth of our services.


Starting July... View »

Please send in your PBC-related publication info

Dear PBC customers,


If you have used the PBC in 2019 and have had a publication during 2019, please send the citation for the publication to Ms. Susan M. Kelly, M. Ed., QLS,... View »

TCGA TMA Resource

The Pitt Biospecimen Core now has available paraffin tissue microarrays (TMA) generated from cases provided to the TCGA. If interested,... View »