RE: Looking for sources of human tissue for research

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From:"Connolly, Brett" <>
To:HistoNet Server <>, "'Victoria Baker'" <>

We use the Cooperative Human Tissue Network. The Eastern Division is based
in Philadelphia, and they are very helpful. Price is about $20.00 per block.
Let me know if you need phone #'s, etc.

Brett M. Connolly, Ph.D.
Merck Research Laboratories
Department of Pharmacology
PO Box 4
West Point, PA 19486
Ph. 215-652-2501
FAX 215-652-2075

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> From: 	Victoria Baker[]
> Sent: 	Wednesday, April 26, 2000 12:57 PM
> To: 	HistoNet Server
> Subject: 	Looking for sources of human tissue for research
> Hi!
> I'm in need of a source for human tissue.  We would
> like to get the tissue in blocks, not slides.  Because
> of all the restrictions and legal issues it has been
> difficult (and VERY expensive) to get it.  At the
> moment we are looking for prostatic cancers, but will
> be looking for other tissues in the future.  
> This is strictly for research purposes.  Our research
> deals with rat and mouse tissue only, but some of our
> studies are advancing where we need to look for human
> tissue.  
> We would prefer not to get it from a corporation, but
> from a hospital or similar facility.  If anyone can
> help or give me some information it would be greatly
> appreciated.
> Thanks!
> Vikki Baker
> American Health Foundation
> One Dana Road
> Valhalla, New York
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