Dermatology Bio- Specimen Bank

Certification Status: Complete Education
Registration Status: Completed

To collect, store and manage tissue samples of skin tumours and normal tissue to provide quality specimens for approved research projects that are aimed at improving the understanding of tumour biology for better prevention, diagnosis and management.

Registered Biobank Name Dermatology Bio- Specimen Bank (Derm Bio-Bank)
Biobank Leader Emily Fuller
Principal Investigator A/Prof Pablo Fernandez- Penas
Address 7 Ashley Lane
Westmead, NSW, Australia
Email for biobank inquiries
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: