Labs and Tissue Banks That Accept Donated Embryos for Research

Labs & Tissue Banks Accepting Frozen Embryos for Research

We have attempted to compile a national list, but laboratory needs and policies change frequently, and thus their acceptance of donated embryos. Not all laboratories or tissue banks will accept from all states, so you will need to contact each one to ask. If the state where the embryos were created does not allow research on embryos you will likely not be able to donate. Usually shipping is paid for by the tissue bank or lab.

1. The RENEW Biobank

Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research
and Education

Stanford University School of Medicine

900 Welch Road, Suite 20

Palo Alto, CA 94304

http://hesc.stanford.edu

650-725-9977

Tasha Kalista email: tkalista@stanford.edu

 

2. Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Not currently accepting donated embryos.

617-496-3345

stemcelldonation@scrb.harvard.edu

3.The Michigan Center for hES Cell Research

MStem Cell Laboratory

University of Michigan

6428 Medical Science 1

1150 West Medical Center Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

734-649-6557

mstemcell@med.umich.edu

Accepts donations of PGD and/or PGS-tested and affected frozen embryos.

4. The University of California, San Francisco IVF Tissue Bank

2356 Sutter Street, 1st Floor

San Francisco, CA 94115

415-885-3631

IVFTISSUEBANK@ucsf.edu

5. The George Q. Daley Laboratory

Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School

Accepts Egg Donations as well

617-525-8469

daleystemcell@childrens.harvard.edu

 


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