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Biorepository and Cell Banking

The ACI/ID Bioarchiving facility has particularly broad and unrivaled capabilities and expertise in the area of cell processing and storage. Our many years of experience, wide range of clinical technologies, and numerous highly qualified staff our facility the ideal choice for the preservation and storage of clinical trial specimens. We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with you.


Current Bioarchiving Facility Projects

v  Enhancement of CD4+ T cell function by blockade of the PD-1 pathway (2008-2014) 2500 vials of plasma and 2500 vials of HIV+/- PBMC.

v  University of Colorado Cancer Center Hematologic Malignancies/Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Tissue Protocol (2011-Present).  3000 vials of plasma, serum and buccal swabs, 2500 vials of PBMC.

v  Lung HIV Microbiome Project (2009-2015). 200 vials bronchial lavage cells (BAL), 100 vials oral wash, 350 vials of stool, 1200 vials of plasma and 1200 vials of PBMC.

v  Immunosuppressive Effects of Smoking and HIV-1 on the development of Lung Disease (2013-Present).  1260 vials of plasma, 1260 vials of PBMC, 210 vials of BAL, and 350 vials of stool HIV+/-.

v  T-cell distribution and function in children with cyanotic congenital heart disease (2014) 40 vials of plasma, 40 vials of PBMC, 60 vials of thymocytes, 30 vials of snap-frozen thymus tissue.

v  Factors mediating gut microbiota dysbiosis and metabolic disease in HIV patients (2014-Present).  918 vials of plasma, 918 vials of PBMC, 250 vials of stool.

v  Diet/Gut microbiome interaction and influence of inflammatory disease in HIV patients (2015-Present) 588 vials of plasma, 588 vials of PBMC, 150 vials of stool, 270 vials of gut biopsy tissues.

v  Analysis of prognostic cell signaling factors in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (2007-Present).  3000 vials of plasma and 3000 vials of PBMC.

v  Types of samples banked: cord blood, peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC), bone marrow, plasma, serum, buccal swabs, bronchoalveolar lavage cells (BAL), thymocytes, intraepithelial gut lymphocytes, gut lamina propria lymphocytes (LPMC).