Birth Tissue Recovery Receives AATB Accreditation Renewal.

The American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) has approved Birth Tissue Recovery, LLC, for accreditation. This accreditation renewal indicates the company has met AATB’s requirements for donor eligibility assessment, informed consent, acquisition, packaging, storage, and processing.

BTR Promotes Anna L. Tirrell to President

Today BTR announces that Anna L. Tirrell has been promoted to President of the company, having served previously as Vice President for Quality and Regulatory Affairs. Ms. Tirrell was instrumental in BTR’s formation and accomplished significant material contributions to the company’s growth, business development, and strategy. In her new role, she will have oversight of administrative and strategic goals and serve as management with executive responsibility.

Kurt Weber remains with the company as Chief Executive Officer contributing to strategy, industry relations, and development.

About BTR

BTR headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a dedicated birth tissue acquisition establishment registered with the US FDA and accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks. Following informed written consent, the company acquires, screens, and determines eligibility of donated human birth tissues suitable for allograft manufacturing that enhances public health.

*NEW* - Birth Tissue Recovery & Amnion Foundation Form Partnership

Amnion Foundation and Birth Tissue Recovery (BTR) announce the formation of a new partnership to deliver birth tissue-derived primary human cells to support research and development for regenerative medicine and drug discovery. Amnion Foundation offers hPSC and PRO₂™ cells in their products and services for research and GMP banking. Please visit them here.

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We’re The Country’s Most Experienced Human Birth Tissue Bank

We have led the nation in development of birth tissue and placenta donation with dedicated personnel whose ethics and integrity promote altruism and innovation. BTR is an FDA-registered and AATB-accredited birth tissue acquisition program pioneering seamless and safe donor and hospital integration.

Why Moms and Hospitals Trust Us


BTR is a dedicated birth tissue acquisition company committed to the safe, ethical provision of human birth tissue for transplantation. The spectrum of our expertise begins with our hospital relationships and continues through to the informed consent process and thorough donor screening.

In front of the science of what we do, we value the honor in the work that we do. Seeing the new lives that are born everyday and the generous gifts that mothers pass along to others through their donation gives them new lives as well. It’s emotional and personal to us, too.

We are innovatively meeting the unique demands of living-donor tissue practices. From enhancing the donor’s hospital experience to our expert tissue preservation techniques, BTR provides the highest quality birth tissue acquisition service available.

How Your Placenta Donation Helps Others

Ophthalmic Applications

Corneal ulcers
Dry eye

Enhanced Patient Recovery

Reduces inflammation
Promotes healing
Reduces pain
Minimizes scarring
Minimizes infection

Surgical Applications

Chronic wound care
Acute wound care
Sports medicine