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Advanced Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ARDL)

 Founded in 1983 to support the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT), ARDL has evolved into a premier, fully accredited, clinical laboratory managing routine and specialized testing requests including specimen procurement and sample storage for nearly 100 active projects throughout the world.

 ARDL Services Include:

  • General Clinical Laboratory Services
  • Specialized Biomarker Analysis
  • Cell Cryopreservation & Transformation
  • DNA Extraction, Purification & Sequencing
  • ELISA Methods
  • Hematology Services
  • Method Development & Customization
  • Validation and Correlation Studies
  • Sample Repository Services
  • Directed Testing Services

ARDL is fully accredited as a highly complex laboratory by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA), the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the New York State Department of Health.


ARDL Studies in the News:

SPRINT Study mentioned in The New York Times, 06/22/2015.

Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) article covered by REUTERS Health | 06/24/2015


Pricing and Business Opportunities:

Please contact ARDL's Business Manager,
Robert Janicek
(612) 625-4448
or email at jani0007@umn.edu


A photo of Anthony Killeen presenting at the ARDL open houseAnthony Killeen,
MD, PhD:

Presenting at the ARDL Open House

Our Certifications:

CAP Certification

CLIA Certification

New York State Permit 


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