Maternal and Child Health Biobank, Canada

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: This Biobank collects biological material, as well as clinical and imaging information, from pregnant women at various time points during pregnancy and post-delivery. Biological samples collected include blood, urine, vaginal swabs, cord blood, and placental tissue. Additionally, information regarding the health of the delivered children is gathered at various time points.

Registered Biobank Name Maternal and Child Health Biobank
Biobank Leader Megane Bouchard
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Daniel Dufort
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: