College of Medicine Biobank Core Facility, Saudi Arabia

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The aim of the LDRC Biobank is to provide research groups biological samples in conjunction with essential medical, biological, and socio-demographic information to properly interpret research data and ultimately promote the advancement of Liver diseases research. Access to the biological samples and all information associated with it will be restricted to investigators whose projects have been approved by their respective institution’s ethics committee and by the Biobank Committee.

Registered Biobank Name College of Medicine Biobank Core Facility (LDRC)
Biobank Leader Osman Zin Al-Abdin
Country Saudi Arabia
Email for biobank inquiries ozinalabdin@ksu.edu.sa
Principal Investigator Dr. Ayman Abdo
User Type
  • Mono: A biobank that supports a specific research project, may have few staff members, a small-scale accrual scope with little to no initial intention of releasing or distributing biospecimens to secondary parties
  • Oligo: A biobank that supports several research groups or clinical trials, may or may not be designed to release biospecimens outside their collaborative group
  • Poly: A biobank that has generally a larger accrual scope, resources, and multiple users outside the biobank proper
Poly - Collection aimed at supporting undetermined, multiple users with ethics approved research projects, through a defined access/application mechanism.
Biospecimen Collected: