Macquarie University Cancer Biobank

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Collect biospecimens from cancer patients treated at Macquarie University Hospital. Biobank will include breast, brain, prostate and colorectal cancers.

Registered Biobank Name Macquarie University Cancer Biobank (MQ Cancer Biobank)
Biobank Leader Helen Rizos
Principal Investigator Helen Rizos
Address 2 Technology Place
Macquarie University, 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: