Newcastle Biobank, Newcastle University
Newcastle Biobank is a research tissue bank within Newcastle University operating under Human Tissue Authority (HTA licence no. 12534). The biobank facilitates the collection of samples (excess to diagnostic requirement) from patients and volunteers for use in medical research. Applications are made to Newcastle Biobank to: (1) Establish a new sample collection for use in future unspecified research; (2) Access existing samples within the biobank. Newcastle Biobank also accepts legacy collections of samples from research projects with expiring ethical approvals. Newcastle Biobank holds many different types of samples, including solid tissues, cell suspensions such as ascitic fluid, blood samples, saliva, urine, buccal swabs etc. Both fresh frozen and fixed, embedded tissues are stored.
- Bone Cancer Research Trust This is a network of ethically approved tissue banks which hold bone sarcoma patient samples and associated data.
Room G.48, IoD POD
Campus for Ageing and Vitality
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
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