BC Children's Hospital BioBank, Canada

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: BC Children's Hospital BioBank collects and stores specimens from children and women seeking medical care at either BC Children's Hospital or BC Women's Hospital.

Registered Biobank Name BC Children's Hospital BioBank
Biobank Leader Ashton Ellis
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries ashton.ellis@cw.bc.ca
Principal Investigator Drs. Suzanne Vercauteren & Jonathan Bush
Website www.cfri.ca/biobank
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: