NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Bio-Repository

The NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Bio-repository is part of NHS Scotland NHS Research Scotland Infrastructure. There is a network of Bio-repositories across Scotland designed to encourage use of tissue in research and boost availability of tissue. Each Bio-repository node holds the responsibility for tissue governance for local and partner Health Boards with a main focus on facilitating access to surplus diagnostic and surgical tissue for use in research.

Services

  • Ability to recontact
  • Access to the full pathology archive
  • Data analytics
  • Digital imaging
  • Immunohistochemistry - scoring
  • Immunohistochemistry - staining
  • Tissue micro array creation
  • Nucleic acid extraction

Existing samples:

  • COVID-19
  • Malignant tumor of breast (disorder)
  • Malignant tumor of colon (disorder)
  • Mesothelioma (malignant, clinical disorder) (disorder)

Bespoke collection capabilities:

  • Malignant tumor of colon (disorder)

Networks

  • The Scottish Biorepository Network

Contact Information

Email:
clare.orange@ggc.scot.nhs.uk
Address:

GGC Biorepository
Laboratory Medicine Building
1345 Govan Road
Glasgow
Glasgow (City of)
G51 4TY
Scotland

Last Updated: 26/08/2020


Annual Statistics

Year Access Requests Received Access Requests Approved
Internal External Commercial Internal External Commercial
2015 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2016 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2017 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2018 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2021 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A