Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and Cardiovascular Biobank, Canada

Certification Status: Invite Member
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The PMCC CV Biobank collects, catalogues, and stores human biospecimens and clinical data from research participants with cardiovascular diseases for the purpose of unifying research across the PMCC. It is uniquely positioned to offer researchers access to centralized high-quality samples to advance novel research for the understanding, discovery, prevention and ultimately the cure of various cardiac illness.

Registered Biobank Name Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and Cardiovascular Biobank
Biobank Leader Fraser Amos
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Dr. Filio Billia, Dr. Richard Weisel
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: