Nicklaus Children's Hospital Biobank, United States

Registration Status: Pending

Objective: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Biobank collects samples and health information from volunteers, regardless of health history. Eligible donors of biospecimens include children and adults at participating clinical sites and community events. Supports research, development of therapies and to expand our understanding about health and disease that acknowledge the genetic diversity of our community. The goal is to increase the diversity of populations under-represented in biomedical research.

Registered Biobank Name Nicklaus Children's Hospital Biobank
Biobank Leader Paula Espinal
Country United States
Email for biobank inquiries paula.espinal@nicklaushealth.org
Principal Investigator Steve Melnick
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
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