OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute BioLibrary

Knight Cancer Institute researcher studying lab specimen

OHSU Knight BioLibrary

The OHSU Knight BioLibrary is a service organization of human specimen collections supported by dedicated staff whose goals are to establish best practices by which biospecimens and related data are collected, stored and distributed.

The BioLibrary also administers the distribution of biospecimens for the purpose of advancing medical research, and ensures that donor rights and wishes are respected and adhered to using the highest ethical standards.

The primary focus of the BioLibrary is currently oncology collections, with the intention of expanding to other disease areas in the future.

Are you a patient?

If you are interested in learning more about how tissue sample donations are used in research, or have questions about your consent status, please contact us at either BLSC@ohsu.edu or call us at 503-494-5912.

Are you a research professional?

If you are a research professional outside of OHSU and are interested in learning more about the samples available for use in research, or would like to request samples, please contact us at BioLibrary@ohsu.edu.

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is Cap Accredited