Services & Capabilities

Why Choose NDRI?

NDRI has unmatched experience in providing anatomical gifts for research. We have provided research centers with hundreds of thousands of biospecimens. We offer customized tissue procurement, with acquisition and processing tailored to your specific experimental requirements. We can provide multiple tissue types in a variety of preservation formats to meet your exact needs, with timely response to requests and 24/7 distribution. Our biorepository facility is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). What’s more, you can be confident that we maintain the highest ethical standards, including compliance with privacy, informed consent and biomaterials handling regulations as well as distribution only to approved researchers. 


Human Tissue and Organs for Research Resource (HTORR) Program

NDRI’s Human Tissue and Organs for Research Resource (HTORR) Program has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for over 30 consecutive years to support academic research programs across multiple disciplines. It is through the HTORR program that NDRI provides academic biomedical investigators with donated normal and diseased human tissues and organs recovered from a diverse donor pool using customized procurement, processing, and preservation and distribution protocols.


NDRI is a Not-For-Profit (501c3) Corporation.