Sydney Sleep Biobank

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

The purpose of the Sydney Sleep Biobank is to build an extensive infrastructure to facilitate research into understanding sleep health and disorders in terms of disease subtypes, disease progression and susceptibility to comorbidities and treatment outcomes in order to personalise care for better patient outcomes.

Registered Biobank Name Sydney Sleep Biobank
Biobank Leader Nina Sarkissian
Principal Investigator Professor Peter Cistulli
Address Department of Respiratory & Sleep Medicine, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards
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: