The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre Biobank, Canada

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The BTRC Biobank is a virtual and physical biobank for the study of paediatric central nervous system tumours. Our repository of tumour tissues and associated blood/derivative samples support ongoing research at SickKids, as well as local and international collaborations.

Registered Biobank Name The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre Biobank
Biobank Leader Andrew Bondoc
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Dr. Peter Dirks
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: