AlloSource Celebrates 20 Years of Honoring the Gift of Human Tissue Donation  |  November 24, 2014

PrintAlloSource is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month.

Three Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) founded AlloSource in 1994 after recognizing an extraordinary need to replace diseased tissue in patients in their local communities, while simultaneously providing comfort to families grieving the loss of a loved one. AlloSource, the only non-profit tissue bank with OPOs as Corporate Members, was created from this blend of medical necessity and human compassion. Throughout the past 20 years, the company has evolved from a local organization into one of the largest tissue banks in the country with offices in New York, Illinois, Ohio, Texas, California and Missouri.

“We started two decades ago as an organization with a big mission and I’m proud to say that our mission is still our driving force,” said Thomas Cycyota, President and CEO. “The dedication of our employees and OPO partners is the key to our success, and I know our commitment to honoring the gift of donation will always serve as inspiration to advance cellular and tissue therapies to improve patient healing.”

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