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Center Preserves Human Tissues for Research

JAMA. 1965;191(6):30-36. doi:10.1001/jama.1965.03080060104058.
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In the "extremely sterile" environment of an operating suite and a group of small rooms in Georgetown Medical Center Hospital, Washington, DC, more than 150 autopsies have been performed in the last 18 months to obtain and preserve human tissues for medical research.

The Tissue Procurement Center opened in July, 1963. The project cost $150,000 and required a year to prepare. "To my knowledge, there is no other tissue bank of precisely of its kind in the United States, where it is possible to obtain thoroughly studied and preserved human tissues for investigational use," Abner Golden, MD, director of the Tissue Procurement Center and chairman of the Depart ment of Pathology, told The Journal. At Roswell Park Institute, Buffalo, cancer tissues are preserved for research; at the Georgetown center the chief interest is normal tissue.

Principal users of the tissues have been investigators at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda,

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