The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre Biobank, Canada

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The BTRC Biobank is a virtual and physical biobank for the study of paediatric CNS tumours. Our repository of tumours and respective blood samples and derivatives support ongoing research at SickKids and collaborations locally and international

Registered Biobank Name The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre Biobank
Biobank Leader James Loukides
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Dr. Peter Dirks
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: