Multi-Tissue Bank

The IDCBIS has the only Multi-purpose Tissue Bank in the whole Country, which favors the access to the most vulnerable population with transplantation requirements. Certified by INVIMA in GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) for eye tissue, skin, and amniotic membrane.
First Bank of Latin America with development and standardization in acellular dermis to promote the regeneration of skin in burned patients.


Value Service

  • Multi-purpose Tissue Bank, highly specialized with quality and advanced technological development, which contributes to satisfy the existing demand for tissues in the public and private hospital network thus improving the quality of life of patients.
  • Only bank of tissues with availability of skin for the whole country.
  • Processing of amniotic membrane for use in plastic surgery, ophthalmology and dentistry.
  • Cryopreservation room for human tissues
  • State of the art facilities that meet high standards of quality
  • Qualified rescue group of tissues with experience to handle and process different tissues.
  • Certified by INVIMA in GMP for eye tissue, skin, and amniotic membrane. First Bank of Latin America with development and standardization in glycerolized acellular dermis to promote the regeneration the dermis and thus improve the quality of scartring mainly in burned patients.



  • Skin
  • Cornea
  • Sclera
  • Amniotic membrane for plastic surgery.
  • Amniotic membrane for ophthalmic surgery.


Who benefits from donated tissue?

  • Patients with diseases that cause loss of vision.
  • Patients who require repair of the eyeball
  • Patients with large skin injuries, burns, vascular ulcers, skin infections or patients who require esthetic or reconstructive surgery
  • Bone cancer patients.
  • Patients with and/or heart valves malformation


  • Human tissues analyzed by screening test platform for infectious diseases (HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Chagas Disease, Core, Syphilis, Cytomegalovirus, Toxoplasma and HTLV) and microbiology tests.
  • Scientific marketing activities and relationship with specialists from different medical disciplines in which the implant and tissue transplantation applies.

Projects in development

  • Collection and processing of musculoskeletal tissue: structural, pulverized and dried bone, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, heart valves and vascular segments.
  • Construction of research projects in regenerative medicine, in particular acellular tissues associated with the Tissue Engineering group of the Faculty of Sciences – Pharmacy Department of the National University of Colombia.

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