Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre Biorepository, Canada

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The PPRC biobank is located at the UBC Centre for Brain Health and houses fecal, blood, and oral swab specimens from movement disorders patients and healthy controls.

Registered Biobank Name Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre Biorepository
Biobank Leader Samantha Schaffner
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Silke Appel-Cresswell
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: