Biorepository and Tissue Research Facility (BTRF)

Overview of Services

We are the major core facility at UVA involved in the procurement and processing of human tissue and other biospecimens for research purposes.

  The BTRF:

  • provides tissue samples from remnant surgical resection and autopsy specimens linked to clinicopathologic data while maintaining patient confidentiality.

  • assists clinical trials in the collection and processing of blood, urine and tissue samples.

  • assists in the retrieval of archival histologic slides and tissue samples from the Department of Pathology.

  • offers histology-based research services to support basic, translational and clinical research.

Leadership

Craig Rumpel, M.S., Biorepository Manager crumpel@virginia.edu

 

Pat Pramoonjago, Ph.D., Technical Director pp6f@virginia.edu

 

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

8:30AM-5:00PM

Monday - Friday  

BTRF: Rm. G710 MR6

Links and Resources

  1. http://www.medicine.virginia.edu/research/cores/bio-tissue-core

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Craig Rumpel, MS
Biorepository Manager
 
434-982-6453
 
crumpel@virginia.edu
 
MR6 Rm B705A
 
Pat Pramoonjago, PhD
Technical Director
 
434-982-0487
 
pp6f@virginia.edu
 
MR6 RM G710A
 

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