MASRI Cancer biobank, Egypt

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The aim of our team is to create a high scale Bio specimen bank at the Faculty of Medicine Ain Shams Research Institute. This Biobanking will involve the process of collecting, processing, storing, and distribution of biological specimens. It also involves the policies and procedures needed to apply this project and guarantee its sustainability and ethical considerations. we would like to have advances in personalized medicine and translation research by developing evidence-based practices for collecting bio-specimens and data that can be shared, processed and analyzed.

Registered Biobank Name MASRI Cancer biobank
Biobank Leader amany maher
Country Egypt
Email for biobank inquiries masri@med.asu.edu.eg
Principal Investigator Dr hesham El Ghazaly
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: