Australian Ocular Biobank

Certification Status: Checklist Required
Registration Status: Completed
Objective:

The Australian Ocular Biobank will serve as a platform for biomedical and translational research, providing human ocular tissue donated from both living and deceased donors with related clinical data. This will facilitate the ease of access to ocular tissue which will assist researchers to understand eye disease mechanisms and pathways and drive the discovery and development of therapeutic treatments.

Registered Biobank Name Australian Ocular Biobank
Biobank Leader Simon Cooper
Principal Investigator Jane Treloggen
Address Sydney / Sydney Eye Hospital, 8 Macquarie Street
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Website
Email for biobank inquiries Simon.Cooper@health.nsw.gov.au
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: