Cancer Clinical Research Unit - Correlative Studies Program, Canada

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The Correlative Studies Program (CSP) is part of the Cancer Clinical Research Unit (CCRU) at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. The objective of the program is to provide services and expertise to facilitate all aspects of biospecimen management for clinical trials, such as collection, processing, handling, storage, shipping, tracking, and documentation. The CSP serves all disease site groups at the Princess Margaret.

Registered Biobank Name Cancer Clinical Research Unit - Correlative Studies Program
Biobank Leader Vanessa Speers
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Amit Oza
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
Oligo - Collection aimed at supporting several research projects, a research group or a research consortium
Biospecimen Collected: