Our Lab

We are the Hair and Saliva Analysis Experts

The ARU Biomarker Laboratory holds a Human Tissue Authority license and is the only Salimetrics approved centre of excellence for testing in the UK.

Our testing laboratory is in Cambridge, UK at Anglia Ruskin University.

We deliver consistent, reliable and high quality results in range of turnaround times to suit your needs. Our reliability is grounded in our highly qualified and professional team, which has 15 years’ experience in saliva and hair collection and analysis, and our automated, high-throughput liquid handling systems.  We specialise in supporting researchers who have not worked with hair or saliva samples before. Advice and information are available from study planning, ethics, sample collection and shipping to data analysis at no extra cost from our knowledgeable scientists.

Our team are also actively engaged in academic research, teaching and collaborations please contact us to discuss opportunities. Contact Anglia Ruskin Biomarker Laboratory via our contact form and for a quote or to plan your study.

Our team of experts

Karen Barnor

Lab Manager: Client and business developer


Dr Matt Bristow

Matt is our Lab Director and principal lecturer in psycho-neuro-immunology and the psychophysiology of stress.

Katy Parker

Lab Manager: Automation and technical specialist

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