Ochsner Biobank, United States

Registration Status: Pending

Objective: •To create an extensive and robust biospecimen repository with associated clinical and pathological dataset registry •To serve research scientists with a ready-source of high-quality human tissues and biofluids for complex clinical and translational research •To bring together Ochsner and non-Ochsner scientists to collaboratively design and lead sophisticated research initiatives •To become a “resource of choice” for local, national, and global research institutions, industry, and academic centers.

Registered Biobank Name Ochsner Biobank
Biobank Leader Jeannine Ascani, MS
Country United States
Email for biobank inquiries jeannine.ascani@ochsner.org
Principal Investigator Brian Pettiford, MD
Website https://research.ochsner.org/clinical-research/biobank
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
Poly - Collection aimed at supporting undetermined, multiple users with ethics approved research projects, through a defined access/application mechanism.
Biospecimen Collected: