McGill Clinical Genomics Biobank 'ClinGen', Canada

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: To develop an institutional resource at the Jewish General hospital that will enable genomic analysis of patient-participant DNA (& RNA) from their blood/saliva, that will inform the diagnosis, prevention and screening of common complex and rare diseases.

Registered Biobank Name McGill Clinical Genomics Biobank 'ClinGen'
Biobank Leader Damon Palmer Project Manager
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Dr Brent Richards
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
Biospecimen Collected: