Skin Lesion Bio-Bank (SLBB), Canada

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The objective of the Skin Lesion BioBank (SLB Bank) is the conservation of biological material, DNA, and data (such as clinical data and genetic data) collected from patients with cancer-related lesions of the skin (including both pre-malignant and malignant lesions) and/or metastatic disease arising from skin cancers.

Registered Biobank Name Skin Lesion Bio-Bank (SLBB)
Biobank Leader Nicholas Bertos
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries NICHOLAS.BERTOS@MAIL.MCGILL.CA
Principal Investigator Dr. Catalin Mihalcioiu and Dr. Ian Watson
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: