Kids Heart BioBank

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

The Kids Heart Research DNA Bank is a collection of DNA samples from individuals and their family members who have been treated for congenital heart disease at The Children's Hospital at Westmead. These samples are a critical resource to support our genetic research.

Registered Biobank Name Kids Heart BioBank (KHB)
Biobank Leader Gillian Blue
Principal Investigator Dr Gillian Blue
Address Heart Centre for Children, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead NSW 2145, Australia
Sydney, 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: