Folio's Biobank includes 6 million plus FFPE, US based, clinically annotated biospecimen. Our biobank represents most oncology, autoimmune and neurological specimens, including many hard to find indications. Our histologists complete stringent QC checks and can provide paraffin blocks or frozen material, sectioned and stained specifically to suit your research needs.

Custom Procurement

Folio has an extensive biospecimen procurement network that is used for custom collections of tissue, blood and biofluids. Our partners are IRB and Human Subjects Research (45 CFR 46) compliant and work closely with Folio to ensure the highest quality of biospecimen collection- using your protocol and criteria.

Pathology & Histology

Our labs are staffed with experienced scientists and Board Certified Pathologists. Our CLIA certified laboratory offers state of the art tissue sample processing and analytical methods such as: immunohistochemistry, ISH, FISH, in situ gene and miRNA expression analysis, custom staining and histopathology services.

Why Folio?


  • Best Customer Service in the Business

Folio’s sales team will partner with you to locate the specimens you need to reach your scientific objectives. We can recommend strategies, suggest appropriate techniques and offer creative options. Our client’s research success is our top priority.

  • Furthering Personalized Medicine

Folio’s biorepository of US based tissue specimens includes our ability to access key information, which has proven to be valuable to top pharmaceutical companies, to identify novel biomarkers linked to various indications and to develop efficient diagnostic tests. If desired, Folio’s CLIA lab can even help you with advanced IHC, ISH and FSH screening for antigens or nucleic acid sequences of interest.

  • Try Before You Buy

Our unique "try before you buy" option allows you to economize by requesting sections that you can then screen in your own lab before purchasing only those tissue blocks that meet your specific cytological and molecular criteria.