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National Disease Research Interchange


Address

8 Penn Center
15th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103 USA

Phone

2155577361

Fax

2155577154

800 Number

8002226374

Email Address

info@ndriresource.org

Description

The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) is a non-profit organization founded in 1980 to provide approved biomedical researchers with access to human tissue. NDRI, with funding from the National Institutes of Health, provides all types of normal and diseased tissues to researchers studying a wide range of common and rare diseases and disorders. It is very helpful for NDRI to receive notification as soon as possible. Medical research involves study of living cells and tissues, which have a limited viability after death. Some fragile tissues, like eyes or heart, need to be recovered within a few hours after death; brain tissue, bone, and other more durable tissues are sometimes viable up to 12-24 hours after death. Therefore, it is important that the designated NDRI contact be notified immediately and it is helpful to finalize these arrangements in advance if possible, since rapid recovery of cells and tissues is very important.

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