Who Do We Serve?


Corcoran Laboratories, Inc. is a provider of real human plastinated (preserved) specimens. Corcoran Laboratories, Inc. does not sell human plastinated specimens. We provide these teaching aids to Univeristies, Colleges and Teaching Hospitals all over the world

Specimens are then donated to that medical institution for the cost of preserving or plastinating the specimen. It will be the medical institution's right to keep them forever, but should they no longer wish to keep the plastinated specimens, they must be returned to our facility for cremation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do the specimens come from?

We receive our tissue from Willed Body Programs all over the United St

How long do the specimens last?

Indefinitely. If handled properly they can last many many years.

How long does it take to receive them?

The plastination process can be a lengthy one. Depending on the size o

Who does the dissection?

Our dissection team consists of Professional Anatomists, Anatomy Profe

What We Do

The Plastination Process

The plastination process makes our medical teaching aids very easy to handle. Some unique properties are:

  • Completely dry
  • Completely odorless
  • Non-toxic
  • Will last for many years

We are on the cutting edge of medical science in the field of providing permanently preserved medical specimens to medical schools as teaching aids for their students. The process that is used was developed by Dow Corning Corporation of Midland, Michigan, U.S.A., and Corcoran Laboratories, Inc. is the sole company to have these patented worldwide rights. Corcoran Laboratories has been in the plastination business since May of 1996.


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  • I understand that this site is intended for teaching professionals along with medical universities of all kinds for both men and women.

Contact Us for More Information

Corcoran Laboratories, Inc.
P.O. Box 410
Acme, MI 49610
Phone: (231) 922-8044
Email: cli-labs@charter.net