MUHC-Research Institute Liver Disease Biobank, Canada

Certification Status: Invite Member
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The current objective of this biobank and its associated clinical data is to collect material needed to conduct future translational research to understand metabolic and neoplastic diseases of the liver. Other disease/organ sites will be added in the future.

Registered Biobank Name MUHC-Research Institute Liver Disease Biobank
Biobank Leader Stephanie Petrillo
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Dr Peter Metrakos
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: