Sunnybrook Biobank, Canada

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an academic health science centre affiliated with the University of Toronto. Research is conducted through the Sunnybrook Research Institute. Areas of focus include oncology, brain sciences (stroke, dementia and mental health) and cardiovascular and musculoskeletal disease as well as research in trauma (burns), obstetrics, neonatology and rehabilitation. The biobank will facilitate cutting edge research led by Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) investigators and their collaborators towards understanding disease biology, developing novel therapeutics and advancing personalized medicine.

Registered Biobank Name Sunnybrook Biobank
Biobank Leader Alexandra Misura
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator David Hwang, MD, PhD, FRCPC
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: