Courtois Cardiovascular Biorepository, Canada

Certification Status: Complete Education
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The primary objective of this Cardiovascular biorepository is to provide the technical and logistical infrastructure for collecting and maintaining biospecimens, data and their associated information derived from Biological material: blood, body fluids, tissue samples, genomic, microbiomic, digital health data, and imaging studies. The secondary objective of this initiative is to increase the value of this Biobank by sharing biospecimens/data and returning results from research projects derived from data or samples provided to researchers.

Registered Biobank Name Courtois Cardiovascular Biorepository
Biobank Leader JULIE LEBEL
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries Julie.lebel@muhc.mcgill.ca
Principal Investigator Dr. Nadia Giannetti
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: