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National Institutes of Health funds Human Tissues and Organs for Research Resource Program

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Supporting the Advancement of Autism Research

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National Disease Research Interchange

Making strides to treat common and rare diseases with diverse programs & initiatives

National Disease Research Interchange

Supporting breakthrough scientific discoveries in Alzheimer’s Disease & AD Related Dementia (AD/ADRD)

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We offer a diverse range of biospecimens.

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NDRI's Service to Science Celebration: Honoring Distinguished Scientists, Vaccine Pioneers, and Organizations

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Serving Researchers Worldwide

Every year, NDRI distributes biospecimens to hundreds of investigators around the world who are working to advance many areas of science and healthcare. NDRI makes it easy for approved investigators to get much-needed biospecimens prepared, preserved and shipped precisely according the specific needs of the research protocol.

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1. Customized
Biospecimen acquisition and processing tailored to specific protocol requirements
2. Timely
Responsive 24/7/365 call center for requests and biospecimen distribution
3. Diverse
40 years of experience distributing nearly every human tissue and organ
4. Ethical
Informed consent and regulation compliant material handling
Donor Stories | Sarah Gray
“My son’s life was relevant not just to my family, but to the larger community. Thomas is changing medical history.”
Donor Stories | Cray Family
“The decision to donate our son Ian’s organs and tissue was the only bright spot in the darkest day of our lives."
Donor Stories | Laurie Gelb
“…consider offering down the road something worth more than money to NDRI."
Neurological Programs
A resource for scientists studying autism and traumatic brain injury
Lyme Disease Biobank
Aiding in accelerating research efforts related to this disease
Joslin Medalist
Providing tissues to help investigators prevent, treat and cure Type 1 diabetes
Partnerships & Programs for Progress

Researchers continue to recognize NDRI as an invaluable partner as the need for human biomaterials grow. In response, NDRI has developed specialized programs to increase the supply of human tissues and organs for specific areas of research and has established a network of human tissue collection sites throughout the country to procure them.

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News & Events 
Dec 15, 2022

We are excited to share with you our Winter 2022 Research Nexus newsletter. Features in it include NDRI being featured in The National Institutes of Health ORIP fact sheet, completion of a multiyear project involving autism studies, profiles on employees Victoria Corbit and Dana Rosales, and awards to Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC)David Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MScGift of Life Donor ProgramKatalin Karikó, Dr. Drew Weissman, and more.

https://newsletter.ndriresource.org/

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Dec 06, 2022

Bill Leinweber, NDRI President and CEO, has been elected to the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) Foundation Board of Directors. The newly formed AOPO Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to administering research in the field of organ donation and transplantation. The organization is specifically focused on organ procurement organization (OPO) advancement. Read more here.

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Sep 29, 2022

NDRI celebrated our researchers and partners at the Service to Science Awards Dinner on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at the Union League in Philadelphia.

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