Egyptian National Cancer Institute Biobank, Egypt

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The Egyptian National Cancer Institute (ENCI) biobank received the award of Centers of Excellence Grant, funded from the Egyptian Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF) of the Ministry of State for Scientific Research. ENCI biobank is affiliated to National Cancer Institute (NCI), Cairo University. Biobanking activities including the collection, storage and use of human biospecimens and associated data, conducted in a structured way that respects the individuals and maintains privacy and confidentiality. Samples of High quality, highly annotated, consented, and patient linked are stored and distributed for research purpose for the benefit of the patient and population.

Registered Biobank Name Egyptian National Cancer Institute Biobank
Biobank Leader Iman Farahat
Country Egypt
Email for biobank inquiries iman.farahat@nci.cu.edu.eg
Principal Investigator Iman Gouda Farahat
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: