Let us help you with your clinical trial processingshippingstorage

The GRCF Cell Center is here to help with your clinical trial!  With over 30 years of experience, we offer a simple, convenient solution for managing your clinical trial. We can assist with most specimen processing needs, documentation, study initiation, storage, and shipping. Most importantly, we will work with your study coordinators to tailor our services to suit your needs. 

To request lab services for your clinical trial, please contact us at bioprocessing@jhmi.edu or call 410-955-3320.


Specimen Processing

Processing of blood or blood isolates, urine, saliva, nasal secretions, stool sampling or breast milk


Temperature-specific storage in our CAP-accredited BioBank with 24/7 monitoring on all freezers


Priority overnight shipping to diagnostic laboratories. Shipping mechanisms to guarantee the integrity of the clinical collection


Staff training, SOP generation, and document control as needed for your clinical trial

We are conveniently located on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus and offer 24/7 drop-off boxes for your clinical specimens.


Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Medical Campus

600 N. Wolfe Street

Blalock Building, Room 1001A

Baltimore, MD 21287 USA


Monday – Thursday:

8:30 am to 6:00 pm

Friday: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Same Day Processing Cutoff:

Monday – Thursday: 3:30pm

Friday: 2:00pm

All clinical samples needing same day processing after these hours will be subject to additional fees.





After hours drop off

For your convenience, the GRCF Cell Center has an after hours drop off system for clinical processing orders! Blood can be deposited in secure After Hours Drop Boxes or our 4 deg C fridge for processing at 8:30 am the following business day.

PLEASE NOTE: This system is only available to customers previously setup for clinical processing. Please ask us about how to use this system for your future drop offs.