Accessing Biospecimens & Data

Formulate study aims and a brief description for your study
Review the biospecimens & data directory and additional services to find out how GU BioBank can assist. Contact Us for further inquires.

Submit the retrospective or prospective biospecimen & data request form on the GU BioBank website. Hear back from our liaison / manager within 48 hours. Please contact us for additional support.

Negotiate timelines and budget with the GU BioBank liaison. Gain additional support for approval of UHN REB application and MTA or collaborate with our PI (Dr. Neil Fleshner) to access biospecimens and associated data.

Receive sample list and expected timelines of sample and data release upon completion of all negotiations. All distributions will happen once ethical, legal and scientific approval is received.

Feedback on sample quality, data accuracy and UHN GU BioBank services will help us make the processes more efficient. Learn about other collaboration opportunities and additional services provided.

GU BioBank has a large repository of GU, GYN and Thoracic (NEW!) samples. Our new e-forms to request retrospective biospecimens and data or prospective specimen collection for specific oncology population simplify the communication process that is necessary.

All additional support to obtain information on the availability of relevant samples and data, feasibility of the prospective study project, REB and MTA assistance or collaboration with Dr. Neil Fleshner can also be requested.

For more inquires before requesting our biospecimens and data services, please Contact Us

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