University of Maryland Medicine (UMM) Biorepository

Overview of Services

The UMM Biorepository is the foundation for personalized medicine research of the future. It is a resource building effort that includes banking of blood samples from UMMS patients as well as collections of various biospecimens from collaborating UM researchers. State-of-the-art robotic freezer and liquid-handling equipment offers a secure and managed environment for biospecimen processing, storage and distribution. Data connected to the samples is obtained through the electronic health record and/or study-specific data collection, allowing for multi-disciplinary research that can impact a range of health issues.

 

Pleas acknowledge our core in your publications when appropriate in the format that follows:  “University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources, Biorepository– Baltimore, Maryland.

Leadership

Coleen M. Damcott, PhD - Director, UMM Biorepository

Associate Professor

410-706-8968

cdamcott@medicine.umaryland.edu

 

Kathleen Palmer, BSN, RN - Head, Clinical Research Office

Clinical Coordinator

410-706-6525

kpalmer@medicine.umaryland.edu

 

 

Core Staff Role Phone Email Location
Dennis Wilson Laboratory Manager 410-706-0453 djwilson@som.umaryland.edu Bressler Building, Rm 7-010
Tameka Alestock Clinical Coordinator 410-706-6430 talestoc@medicine.umaryland.edu Medical School Teaching Facility, Rm 314
Tom Fitzgerald Clinical Coordinator 410-706-6143 tfitzger@medicine.umaryland.edu Medical School Teaching Facility, Rm 314
Devon Nwaba Clinical Coordinator 410-706-1724 dnwaba@medicine.umaryland.edu Medical School Teaching Facility, Rm 314


Location and Hours of Operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm

Staffed 8am-4pm      

655 West Baltimore Street

Bressler Research Building, Rm 7-010

Baltimore, MD  21201

Links and Resources

University of Maryland, School of Medicine - UMM Biorepository

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Coleen M. Damcott, Ph.D.
Director
 
410-706-8968
 
cdamcott@medicine.umaryland.edu
 

 

Service list


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