Welcome to the Crimson Core website. Each year we support hundreds of research studies and clinical trials, providing tens of thousands of samples to area researchers and laboratories.
Diagnostics Development: Resources and expertise are available to help investigators evaluate markers with potential use as diagnostic tests.
Medical/Pathology Informatics Support: Our group has pioneered infrastructure to develop and manage repositories and data from discarded and dedicated sample collections.
Contact Information: Crimson Core
Department of Pathology, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
EBRC-422, 221 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (617) 525-6536
6/16/2014: Crimson Core samples used to develop a novel CD59 glycation assay for assessing glycemic control in diabetic patients.
6/12/2014: Partners Biobank surpasses 14,000 participants!
6/1/2014: 208 active studies. 10,302 research samples handled in May 2014
6/1/2014: Updated website!
5/23/2014: FY15 budgets submitted. Users will receive updated fee schedules for their studies upon the budget's approval (anticipate late summer).
4/30/2014: Dr. Lynn Bry speaks before the FDA on pathogen genomics in clinical medicine.