Tissue Safety

Tissue safety tissue bank

Are You Properly Vetting Your Tissue Bank for Safety and Quality Control?

It was Labor Day many decades ago when Jimmy and Mary Ann fell in love. As many couples do when they age, they made a decision as to how they wanted to handle their end of life arrangements. Jimmy and Mary Ann decided they would donate their bodies to researchers in an effort to “study disease, develop treatments and perfect surgical techniques”. READ MORE

Tissue Bank Safety

Cadaveric Testing and Safety

With the recent stories hitting the news regarding a couple of non-transplant tissue banks not testing their specimens, the topic of infectious virus detection such as, HIV I and II and Hepatitis B & C has become a popular discussion.  Many people who handle human tissue have also begun to question whether other clinical factors prior to the donor’s death could also pose a risk to their participants.READ MORE