Toronto Lung Transplant Program Biobank, Canada

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The TLTP Biobank collects tissues and biofliuds from patients that have undergone a lung transplantation at Toronto General Hospital. Our mission is to support future research initiatives interested in improving recipient outcomes and expanding the number of usable donor lungs.

Registered Biobank Name Toronto Lung Transplant Program Biobank
Biobank Leader Marcelo Cuesta
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Dr. Shaf Keshavjee
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: