Biomedical Research Institute (BRI)

The ACTG specimen repository serves as the tracking, storage, and shipping resource for ACTG clinical specimens.

Biomedical Research Institute (BRI) John Ward


Human DNA Repository

The Human DNA Repository (HDR) is a unique and outstanding resource that is available for genomic discovery and serves as the repository for human genomic specimen storage and access for the ACTG.

Vanderbilt University David Haas


Specimen Repository Website

The ACTG maintains a specimen repository of samples from clinical trials. A wide range of well characterized specimens are stored including blood based (plasma, PBMC, serum, whole blood) and non-blood based (breast milk, genital secretions, CSF, hair, saliva, sputum, urine) samples.

If you are an ACTG investigator and would like an inventory report of all available specimens for a specific study please go to . and log in with your FSTRF account credentials. Then click the link “Repository Sample Requests” under the Laboratory Data Programs header.

For general information about specimens available for public use please click the following link: No account is needed to search this subset of repository specimens from concluded studies.