Burns & Reconstructive Surgery Skin Biobank

Registration Status: Completed

The BRS SKIN objective is to collect skin tissue for the study in the field of burns and reconstructive surgery. Specific research projects aiming at the study of traumatic injuries, burn injuries, wound healing, skin tissue engineering and similar will be eligible to apply to the biobank for skin tissue samples to further their research in collaboration with the Burns & Reconstructive Surgery Research Group of the ANZAC Research Institute, Sydney Local Health District.

Registered Biobank Name Burns & Reconstructive Surgery Skin Biobank (BRS SKIN)
Biobank Leader Joanneke Maitz
Principal Investigator Dr Joanneke Maitz
, NSW, Australia
Email for biobank inquiries joanneke.maitz@sydney.edu.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.
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