Reiman Biobank, Canada

Certification Status: Checklist Required
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: Reiman Biobank was established in 2013, at the DMNB Open Concept Lab, Dept. of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Saint John. The bank is led by the Clinical Investigator Dr. Tony Reiman and the Senior Scientist, Dr. Alli Murugesan in coordination with other Clinical Investigators, Research Scientist, Research Technicians, Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students of the Reiman Cancer Research Lab. Banked samples include Cancer Patients/Healthy volunteers/Anonymized non-cancer patients Specimens- Blood and bone marrow samples processed to isolate plasma, WBC, MNC; immunomagnet-based separation of plasma cells (CD138 positive) etc for research purposes. All biobank procedures are carried out in accordance to Horizon Health Network and UNB Research Ethics Boards, Dalhousie University and UNB Biosafety Committees.

Registered Biobank Name Reiman Biobank
Biobank Leader Alli Murugesan
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries allim@unb.ca
Principal Investigator Dr. Anthony Reiman
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: