The Duke Human Heart Repository (DHHR) is an ongoing repository of human heart tissues for research. Samples include both failing and non-failing hearts.   For details on specimens type and availability please contact us (see below).


During the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic the repository has had limited function both in terms of specimen collection and specimen distribution. We will make an announcement here once we have resumed activities at DUHS.

Repository Contact: Mike Watson


Below is a schematic diagram of the repository sample processing pathway:

Last updated: May 30, 2020