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Scientist.com and iSpecimen Simplify Research Access to Human Biospecimens

Scientist.com
Posted on: 03 Oct 17

Scientist.com, the life science industry’s leading online marketplace for outsourced scientific services, and iSpecimen, a leading supplier of human biospecimens used for scientific research, today announced that they will simplify access to highly annotated human samples of all types. Researchers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries can now access millions of data-rich human biospecimens and acquire them online under a single pre-established legal agreement.

“We are excited to offer access to iSpecimen’s services, including biofluids, solid tissue and viable cells, through the Scientist.com marketplace,” said Matt McLoughlin, Scientist.com’s Senior Director for Compliance. “Our aim is to connect researchers with the highest-quality sample providers through our new COMPLI™ framework that puts the donor at the heart of the process.”

iSpecimen is a Lexington, MA-based company that has developed the iSpecimen Marketplace, which allows researchers to instantly search online for the specimens they need from a vast catalog of sources. The company’s mission is to broadly enable research sampling of any patient population based on actual specimen and patient-level data.

“Today’s researchers need instant access to the latest research services, tools and technologies,” stated Christopher Ianelli, MD, PhD, iSpecimen’s CEO. “By connecting the iSpecimen Marketplace to thousands of potential research customers and dramatically simplifying the entire ‘source to settle’ process, Scientist.com helps us compete more effectively in a fast-changing industry.”

About Scientist.com

Scientist.com is the world's leading scientific services marketplace. The marketplace simplifies research sourcing, saves time and money, and provides access to innovative tools and technologies, while maintaining full compliance with an organization’s procurement policies. Scientist.com operates private marketplaces for most of the world’s major pharmaceutical companies and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). Visit scientist.com to learn more.

About iSpecimen

Headquartered in Lexington, MA, iSpecimen is the marketplace for human biospecimens, providing researchers with the specimens they need from the patients they want. The privately held company has developed the iSpecimen Marketplace, an online platform connecting healthcare organizations that have access to patients and specimens with the scientists who need them. Proprietary, cloud-based technology enables researchers to intuitively search for specimens and patients across a federated partner network of hospitals, labs, biobanks, blood centers and other healthcare organizations. Researchers easily and compliantly gain access to specimens to drive scientific discovery. Partner sites gain an opportunity to contribute to biomedical discovery as well as their bottom line. And ultimately, healthcare advances for all. For more information about iSpecimen, please visit www.ispecimen.com.

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Last updated on: 03/10/2017

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