Support the KTB

The Susan G. Komen® Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center (Komen Tissue Bank or KTB) is the only repository of healthy, normal breast tissue, blood, and blood products in the world. By studying normal tissue, we accelerate research for the causes and prevention of breast cancer. We are committed to making a difference by acting as advocates for thinking, sharing, and understanding “normal”. The KTB is currently funded through a grant from Susan G. Komen®.

The work of the Komen Tissue Bank would not be possible without philanthropic support. With the uncertainty of research funding, our partnerships with individuals, corporations, and foundations drive discovery. We hope you will join us in the fight to understand normal so we can reduce the threat of breast cancer for all women.

Making Your Gift

To make a gift online, use the Give Now button below. To give a gift by mail, please send it to Komen Tissue Bank c/o Indiana University Foundation, PO Box 7072, Indianapolis, IN 46207-7072. Please do not send cash. Make checks payable to IU Foundation – Komen Tissue Bank.

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Lizzie Conkle coordinates our development efforts by creating opportunities for individuals, corporations, and foundations to partner in the amazing accomplishments of the Komen Tissue Bank. During 2017, she helped us mark the 10th Anniversary of the KTB. Reach out to Lizzie at (317) 278-2120 or econkle@iu.edu if you would like to talk more about her role or ways you can support our work.