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If you are an approved nPOD investigator and would like to request slide and/or tissue samples, please contact Irina, the OPPC Lab Manager, regarding available inventory (especially cell requests), before you fill out and submit the nPOD Service Request Form.
Note: Because of its reserved status, requests for nPOD Case 6052 will always require further justification.
For help filling out the service request form, click on this image:
These services are provided by the Organ Processing and Pathology Core (OPPC).
nPOD provides tissue recovery services for pancreata and related tissues from autoantibody positive donors and donors with type 1 diabetes. Tissue from donors who do not have type 1 diabetes is also recovered to provide critical controls for the autoantibody positive and type 1 diabetes samples.
Collected tissues are:
Note: All tissue types may not be available for every case. Please consult OPPC for sample availability.
Samples are recovered into UW solution and transported to the organ procurement and pathology core via tissue donor courier services.
Upon receipt, tissues are dissected for:
All Institutional and Federal requirements for human tissue banking are current.
nPOD relies on its partnership with the Molecular Pathology and Immunology Core at the University of Florida to provide its services to affiliated investigators.