Precision Ocular Biobank, United States

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: Advancing Sight Network a federally regulated, licensed and accredited 501-C3 not-for-profit eye bank. Our headquarters are based in Birmingham, Alabama and have regional offices in Huntsville, Montgomery, Mobile and Memphis, Tennessee. Our mission is the restoration of sight, through surgical transplantation and ophthalmic research. We are an accredited member of the Eye Bank Association of America. In 2019, we launched the Precision Ocular Biobank to provide the highest quality human post-mortem eye tissues to researchers throughout the world. The Precision Ocular Biobank is a member of ISBER.

Registered Biobank Name Precision Ocular Biobank
Biobank Leader Gregory Grossman
Country United States
Email for biobank inquiries ggrossman@advancingsight.org
Principal Investigator Gregory Grossman
User Type
  • Mono: A biobank that supports a specific research project, may have few staff members, a small-scale accrual scope with little to no initial intention of releasing or distributing biospecimens to secondary parties
  • Oligo: A biobank that supports several research groups or clinical trials, may or may not be designed to release biospecimens outside their collaborative group
  • Poly: A biobank that has generally a larger accrual scope, resources, and multiple users outside the biobank proper
Poly - Collection aimed at supporting undetermined, multiple users with ethics approved research projects, through a defined access/application mechanism.
Biospecimen Collected: