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 you can find that information on the Public Portal.

Want to support research by becoming a sample donor?  Consider participating in the OHSU BioLibrary Research Repository.

Are you a research professional?

If you are a research professional outside of OHSU, and interested in learning more about the samples available for use in research, or want to request samples you can find more information on the Research Portal.

If you are a researcher affiliated with OHSU visit the BioLibrary O2 site.

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is Cap Accredited