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DNA & Tissue Bank

The University of Florida is home to the Alpha-1 DNA and Tissue Bank.  Lung tissue samples can be collected during transplantation and transferred to UF for preservation.  Please contact the lab at the University of Florida for more information, toll-free at 1-866-284-2708, or at their website at

Researchers with a study proposal relevant to the Alpha-1 community may request tissue samples to conduct their research.  Those needing information on how to obtain samples of DNA and tissue should contact:

David Fernandez
1-888-825-7421 ext 242

Requests will be reviewed and approved by the Alpha-1 Foundation's Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee.

Last updated April 23, 2013


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