Australian Breast Cancer Tissue Bank

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

The Australian Breast Cancer Tissue Bank (ABCTB) is a breast cancer research resource.

Registered Biobank Name Australian Breast Cancer Tissue Bank
Biobank Leader Mythily Sachchithananthan
Principal Investigator Prof Christine Clarke
Address Westmead Institute for Medical Research, 176 Hawkesbury Road
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: