SickKids Central Biobank, Canada

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: To support world-class clinical and translational research at SickKids through the development of a comprehensive and sustainable centralized biobanking system that will maximize scientific return and improve healthcare outcomes.

Registered Biobank Name SickKids Central Biobank
Biobank Leader Loen Hansford
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries ask.biobank@sickkids.ca
Principal Investigator Rae Yeung
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: