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Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida (USF) Health Morsani College of Medicine are partnering to establish a medical research biorepository. The Health

Prof. Juergen Scheele, Chief Medical Officer, Innoplexus highlights that healthcare professionals must come together to ensure that licensing of biospecimens for cancer research follows the

Van Andel Institute’s Biorepository is the recipient of a five-year, $7.9 million contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of

The Universities of York and Newcastle have joined forces with two leading cancer charities to create a new biobank which will provide vital resources for

The International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) announces the release of the updated ISBER Biobank Assessment Tool (BAT), available at Previously known

Great news from OpenSpecimen! We proudly announce that on 13th Sept 2022, the University Medical Center Utrecht (Netherlands) central biobank successfully migrated from its old

Here is your monthly curated pick of biobanking news, jobs, and events from across the globe. We hope you will find this enriching and valuable.


The rise of biobanks worldwide promised lots of cheap and plentiful human DNA for scientists to study. In the spring of 2020, as COVID-19 ricocheted

Each year in the U.S., more than 356,000 sudden cardiac arrests occur. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati hope to learn more about the causes

Researchers analyzing genomic data from the UCLA ATLAS Precision Health Biobank have found a highly diverse patient population within the repository, and they plan to