Healthy Future Sask, Canada

Certification Status: Documents Required
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: Healthy Future Sask, a cohort of CanPath, aims to collect health related information and biosamples from a group of individuals over time to determine how factors such as genetics, lifestyle, family health history and environment have an effect on the development of cancer and other chronic illnesses.

Registered Biobank Name Healthy Future Sask
Biobank Leader Samantha Mapletoft
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Riaz Alvi
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: