MBRU Biobank, United Arab Emirates

Certification Status: Complete Education
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The primary objective of MBRU Biobank is the long-term acquisition, storage, processing and disbursement of a large number of high quality normal, diseased and malignant biospecimens and associated clinical data for the purpose of supporting cutting edge research.

Registered Biobank Name MBRU Biobank
Biobank Leader Osman Zin AlAbdin
Country United Arab Emirates
Email for biobank inquiries osman.zinalabdin@mbru.ac.ae
Principal Investigator Dr. Stefan Du Plessis
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
Oligo - Collection aimed at supporting several research projects, a research group or a research consortium
Biospecimen Collected: