Published by Global Leader in Tissue and Cell Samples, Guide Offers Key Information on Normal Bone Marrow to Help Researchers

Huntsville, AL—January 28, 2014 — Conversant Bio, a global leader in supplying the highest-quality human tissue and viable cell samples, today announced it is publishing a guide to the basics of normal bone marrow and how it’s used in research. The e-book A Researcher’s Guide to Normal Bone Marrow, is available as a free download at http://www.conversantbio.com/a-researchers-guide-to-normal-bone-marrow/.

Bone marrow is the birthplace of the human immune system. From a research standpoint, normal bone marrow plays a vital role in identifying and understanding the causes of and treatments for blood and autoimmune diseases. Access to high-quality normal bone marrow is essential for medical research success. Written by professionals in the field, Conversant Bio’s new guide educates readers on the basics of normal bone marrow, including:

  • The importance of bone marrow, its types, and its components
  • The three different types of normal bone marrow used in research
  • Six key bone marrow mononuclear cell (BMMC) applications

“This e-book provides information for researchers about bone marrow and its sample options,” says Luke Doiron, Chief Commercial Officer for Conversant Bio. “If researchers are in need of fresh bone marrow, BMMCs, or isolated cells for their blood and autoimmune disease research, they can have access to high-quality samples such as the ones provided by Conversant Bio. We want to be a resource to help catalyze breakthrough research and novel therapeutic solutions … because patients are waiting.”

A Researcher’s Guide to Normal Bone Marrow is available for download on the Conversant Bio website.

About Conversant Bio

Conversant Bio provides researchers around the world with hyper-annotated tissue samples in order to conduct informed, cutting-edge investigations into many of today’s most problematic diseases. With a large prospective collections network of 36 U.S.-based clinical sites and an IRB-reviewed chain of custody quality control system, Conversant Bio provides the highest-quality samples on time and on budget. For additional information about Conversant Bio’s services, visit the company’s website at http://www.conversantbio.com. Conversant Bio is located with the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Ala.

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Published by Global Leader in Tissue and Cell Samples, Guide Offers Key Information on Normal Bone Marrow to Help Researchers

Huntsville, AL—January 28, 2014 — Conversant Bio, a global leader in supplying the highest-quality human tissue and viable cell samples, today announced it is publishing a guide to the basics of normal bone marrow and how it’s used in research. The e-book A Researcher’s Guide to Normal Bone Marrow, is available as a free download at http://www.conversantbio.com/a-researchers-guide-to-normal-bone-marrow/.

Bone marrow is the birthplace of the human immune system. From a research standpoint, normal bone marrow plays a vital role in identifying and understanding the causes of and treatments for blood and autoimmune diseases. Access to high-quality normal bone marrow is essential for medical research success. Written by professionals in the field, Conversant Bio’s new guide educates readers on the basics of normal bone marrow, including:

  • The importance of bone marrow, its types, and its components
  • The three different types of normal bone marrow used in research
  • Six key bone marrow mononuclear cell (BMMC) applications

“This e-book provides information for researchers about bone marrow and its sample options,” says Luke Doiron, Chief Commercial Officer for Conversant Bio. “If researchers are in need of fresh bone marrow, BMMCs, or isolated cells for their blood and autoimmune disease research, they can have access to high-quality samples such as the ones provided by Conversant Bio. We want to be a resource to help catalyze breakthrough research and novel therapeutic solutions … because patients are waiting.”

A Researcher’s Guide to Normal Bone Marrow is available for download on the Conversant Bio website.

Media Contact: Luke Doiron
luke.doiron@conversantbio.com
866-838-2798

About Conversant BioConversant Bio provides researchers around the world with hyper-annotated tissue samples in order to conduct informed, cutting-edge investigations into many of today’s most problematic diseases. With a large prospective collections network of 36 U.S.-based clinical sites and an IRB-reviewed chain of custody quality control system, Conversant Bio provides the highest-quality samples on time and on budget. For additional information about Conversant Bio’s services, visit the company’s website at http://www.conversantbio.com. Conversant Bio is located with the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Ala.

About HudsonAlpha: HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is a nonprofit institute dedicated to innovating in the field of genomic technology and sciences across a spectrum of biological problems. Its mission is three-fold: sparking scientific discoveries that can impact human health and well-being; fostering biotech entrepreneurship; and encouraging the creation of a genomics-literate workforce and society. The HudsonAlpha biotechnology campus consists of 152 acres nestled within Cummings Research Park, the nation’s second largest research park. Designed to be a hothouse of biotech economic development, HudsonAlpha’s state-of-the-art facilities co-locate scientific researchers with entrepreneurs and educators. The relationships formed on the HudsonAlpha campus allow serendipity to yield results in medicine and agriculture. Since opening in 2008, HudsonAlpha, under the leadership of Dr. Richard M. Myers, a key collaborator on the Human Genome Project, has built a name for itself in genetics and genomics research and biotech education, and boasts 26 biotech companies on campus.