St Vincent's Centre for Applied Medical Research Biorepository

Certification Status: Checklist Required
Registration Status: Completed

The SVH AMR Biobank currently holds extensive collections of blood, tissue and derivative biospecimens (including but not limited to plasma, serum, DNA, nucleic acid extracts, genetically modified organisms (GMO), reference materials, cell lines, CSF, body fluids) from individuals participating in clinical research projects primariy with HIV, viral Hepatitis or a range of other emerging infectious diseases (influenza, tuberculosis, sexually transmissible infections) of public health importance.

Registered Biobank Name St Vincent's Centre for Applied Medical Research Biorepository
Biobank Leader Kate Merlin
Principal Investigator Philip Cunningham (SVH AMR COO), Prof Terry Campbell (Director SVH AMR)
Address Lowy Packer Building, 405 Liverpool Street,
Darlinghurst, 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: