The VS-BB distributes catalogued biobank specimens to interested research investigators based on scientific merit of submitted proposal, and/or the potential for future research collaborations. Available tissue types include:

  • Carotid plaque
  • Lower extremity plaque
  • Aortic plaque
  • Lower extremity arterial segments (with variably diseased areas)
  • Aortic aneurysm tissue
  • Aortic thrombus
  • Venous tissue
  • Plasma/Serum

To submit a research proposal, please download and complete the VS-BB Specimen Request Form and send to vsbbresearch@wudosis.wustl.edu, or fill out and submit the online form below.

Specimen Request

General Information

Investigator Information

Details of Research Project