CAMD Translational Biomarker Core (TBC, formerly the CAMD Research Core)

BWH’s Center for Advanced Molecular Diagnostics (CAMD) is a CLIA-certified clinical molecular and cytogenetics diagnostics laboratory offering a wide range of high quality, innovative genetic cancer diagnostic services. Within CAMD, the Translational Biomarker Core (TBC, formerly the CAMD Research Core) provides the same clinical grade sample preparation and diagnostic testing services on a fee for service basis to support both local and global research communities. Studies performed in partnership with TBC span grant-funded academic research to active academic and industry sponsored clinical trials. 

BEFORE ORDERING CYTOGENETICS SERVICES, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE PROJECT REQUEST FORM, FILL OUT, AND SEND TO Upon review, we will determine a timeframe in which the lab can accept the samples.

BEFORE ORDERING SPECIMEN RETRIEVAL SERVICES (OncoPanel or RHP DNA), PLEASE FILL OUT THE SPECIMEN RETRIEVAL REQUEST FORM AND SEND TO Upon review, we will determine whether sufficient material is available to distribute.

Overview of Specimen Submission Requirements and Instructions:

  • Create a user account on the Partners Core Management system.
  • Log into your Partners Core account and enter a Service Request with all project information and sample details completed.  
    • PLEASE NOTE: We require 2 matching identifiers on the submission form and the physical samples (acceptable identifiers include: subject number, block number (FFPE), surgical case number,  SHL accession, DOB or YOB, initials).
  • Print the completed Service Request and submit with the samples to CAMD Accessioning on the 5th floor of the BWH Shapiro building.

Reports will be delivered via OneDrive (OncoPanel) or PowerPath email (all other assays).

For Complete Submission Instructions and Sample Requirements, Click the Appropriate Link Below:

General Instructions | Single Projects (coming soon)

General Instructions | Longitudinal Projects (coming soon)

Clinical Laboratory Test Menu (coming soon)

NGS Test information:

OncoPanel (OP)

Rapid Heme Panel (RHP)


Walk-in Address | Monday - Friday 9:00am-4:00pm:
CAMD Accessioning
5th floor (Elevator N),
BWH Shapiro building,
70 Francis Street

Shipping Address:
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Center for Advanced Molecular Diagnostics, SH-5030
75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115
ATTN: CAMD TBC Research Core

If you need additional information, please email