About

The UCSD Rady Children's Biorepository is dedicated to supporting the UCSD Pediatric Department Mission to conduct cutting-edge biomedical research targeting diseases that impact the health and potential of infants, children and adolescents and to advance pediatric meicine through the translation of research into improved patient care.

The Biorepository serves as the centralized biospecimen processing and clinical data acquisition center. The main function of Biorepository is to collect and store high-quality biospecimens using stringent standard operation procedures and to provide researchers biospecimens and related derivatives that best meet their research requirements.

A centralized shared resource to facilitate basic science, clinical research and translational studies by providing researchers with the ability to obtain and study human tissues using a dynamic collection, storage, annotation, and distribution service.