Northern Ireland Biobank, United Kingdom

Certification Status: Complete Education
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: Northern Ireland Biobank is a cancer focused biobank and our primary objectives are: To promote translational research activities through the collection of high quality, non-identifiable biosamples and data. To promote the collection of tissues, blood samples and (if appropriate) bodily fluids from patients participating in clinical trials To promote successful biobanking activities across Northern Ireland

Registered Biobank Name Northern Ireland Biobank
Biobank Leader Dr Claire Lewis
Country United Kingdom
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Dr Jacqueline James, Dr Stephen McQuaid, Dr Claire Lewis
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: