VIVO Biobank, United Kingdom

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The VIVO Biobank is a biobank that collects samples and associated data from children, teenage and young adult cancer patients with collection sites spreading all over the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Biobank is led by individuals from Newcastle University, York University, University of Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation. VIVO Biobank is a childhood cancer biobank funded by Cancer Research UK and Blood Cancer UK. Email is

Registered Biobank Name VIVO Biobank
Biobank Leader Taofik Adetoro, Anne Thomson
Country United Kingdom
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Professor Deborah Tweddle
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: