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Biooptions Services

Services Provided

“I wish that more companies were like BIO|OPTIONS. The consultation piece, based on their unique skill-set, really sets them apart. They are not just a supplier of samples. They are a partner in ensuring that they do the right things for the patient, the samples, and for our company.”

-Director of Sample Procurement, Biotechnology Company
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Procurement Network and Sample Quality

The most integral part of Biooptions services is delivering biospecimens of the highest quality to enhance the success of your research is the mission of BIO|OPTIONS. Our broad and diverse US-based human tissue procurement network enables us to obtain preeminent samples in a timely manner. We have a comprehensive biorepository of frozen and FFPE tissue and frozen blood for your immediate research needs. Our partners include fourteen community based hospitals giving us an unsurpassed ability to meet your needs by providing you with:

  • High Sample Quality, Procured and Stored Expertly
  • Extensively Annotated: The Right Samples and Diagnosis
  • Excellent Turn-Around Time for Biospecimen Procurement
  • Capability to Acquire a Broad Array of Sample Types
  • Varied Patient Demographics
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Sample Quality

The combination of our sizable network of procurement sites and our medical/scientific backgrounds makes BIO|OPTIONS a unique partner for your research needs. We are able to select the optimal collection sites to work with for finding the best samples for your project. Then we employ our extensive experience and know-how to deliver samples to you of unsurpassed quality. The collection is IRB approved, performed under CAP guidelines with appropriate consent, and comprehensive patient and sample information is gathered.

  • Well Annotated and Characterized Human Biological Samples
  • Appropriate Tissue with the Appropriate Diagnosis
  • The “Right” Samples, Collected the “Right Way”, Stored and Preserved in the Right Milieu
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Consultative, Capable, Expert

Our team understands the needs of research scientists and how to procure the right biospecimens to optimize experimental success. We have professional and detailed oversight of the collection process with a team consisting of an MD/JD, a pathologist, and others. Due to our extensive experience and deep understanding of our client’s needs, we offer a highly consultative approach to sample collection. In addition to guiding you through the best process up-front, we ensure that proper protocols are followed, consent is gained and samples are expertly annotated. We are partners in your process.

  • Direct Involvement of Experts in Guiding You Through Your Sample Collection Needs
  • Highly Consultative to Ensure Success
  • Professional Oversight by an Experienced Team of Experts

Partnering with us is simple

The expert staff of BIO|OPTIONS, consisting of Pathologists, Biospecimen collection experts, and physicians, provides all necessary equipment, reagents, and procedural frameworks for tissue procurement, thus ensuring that this effort will minimally impact your workload. These procedures are structured so as to not interfere with your work or patient care. We uphold the highest ethical and regulatory standards. All IRB and HIPAA approvals are obtained by of BIO|OPTIONS and supplied to you prior to collection.