The Oral Potentially Malignant Lesion Prospective Biobank, Canada

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The objective of this research is to establish an oral tissue biobank to serve as a resource for future researchers and research interested in the role genetics, environment and lifestyle play in the development of potentially cancerous oral disease.

Registered Biobank Name The Oral Potentially Malignant Lesion Prospective Biobank
Biobank Leader Lindsay Macdonald
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Leigha Rock, Lisa Johnson
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: