Human cells and tissues bank

Short description:

​Our cell and tissue bank has an area of ​​76 sqm and is dedicated to long-term storage of hematopoietic stem cells from various sources, primary cells (mesenchymal stem cells, tumor cells), cell lines, tumor tissue fragments in liquid nitrogen. Cryopreservation facilities are also provided for storing cells and tissues for short and medium duration at -80 ° C.

​Main activities / techniques:

  • ​cryopreservation processes adapted to each cellular type
  • defrost processes tailored to each cell type
  • cell counting
  • cell viability analysis


  • ​Coordinator: Carmen Tatu, MD, PhD
  • Simona Anghel, Biol. Principal, PhD
  • Mirabela Cristea, Biol. Principal, PhD
  • Ada Cean, Biotech Eng., PhD
  • Technicians


  • ​Programmable system for cryopreservation of biological materials (Thermo Scientific, Cryomed)
  • Cell storage with control unit of different fixed and mobile capacities (Thermo Scientific, Cryoplus 2)
  • Tanks of different fixed and mobile capacities (Chart.IND, Euro Cyl 8120)
  • Planners – Automatic cooling units
  • Freezers -80 ° C


Pius Branzeu Clinical Emergency Hospital
300723 Timisoara, Romania
156, Liviu Rebreanu Boulevard

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