The Children's Hospital at Westmead Tumour Bank

Certification Status: Invite Member
Registration Status: Completed

Operating within The Children's Hospital at Westmead, the Tumour Bank coordinates the collection, storage and distribution of a large variety of paediatric biospecimens including malignant tumours, non-malignant tissue, bone marrow aspirates and peripheral blood samples.

Registered Biobank Name The Children's Hospital at Westmead Tumour Bank (CHWTB)
Biobank Leader Dan Catchpoole
Principal Investigator Associate Professor Dan Catchpoole
Address Hawkesbury Rd
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: