First Biobank for Chromosome 15 Disorders in Australia

The first biobank in Australia aiming to improve research and treatments into rare genetic diseases caused by changes to genes on chromosome 15, including Prader-Willi Syndrome and Angelman Syndrome, will be established at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI). Prader-Willi...
First Indigenous-Led Tribal Data Repository Awarded $9 Million in Funding from NIH

First Indigenous-Led Tribal Data Repository Awarded $9 Million Funding from NIH

In a significant stride toward improving Indigenous health, the US National Institutes of Health has granted $9 million to establish the first tribal data repository led by Native scientists. This initiative, driven by Arizona State University (ASU) and other...

New Biorepository and GxP Archive Facility Opened by VWR

The global clinical trials and research outsourcing (CRO) market is expected to reach revenues of USD $64.58 billion by 2021 according to Frost & Sullivan. The clinical trials supply market in the USA alone has been estimated to be...
Canberra’s First Brain Cancer Biobank Established by Canberra Brain Cancer Collaborative

Canberra’s First Brain Cancer Biobank Established by Canberra Brain Cancer Collaborative

In a groundbreaking development, Canberra's medical community has been at the forefront of this pioneering research initiative, collaborating with several local hospitals and organizations to redefine brain cancer treatment methods. Their efforts have culminated in promising outcomes, which could...
Criobanca Marche Biobank Launched to Develop Personalized Medicine Against Rare Diseases

Criobanca Marche Biobank Launched to Develop Personalized Medicine Against Rare Diseases

The Marche Biobank project co-financed by the Marche Region and by a partnership of Marche Universities and companies successfully celebrated one of the most significant moments recently: the inauguration of the Criobanca Marche Biobank during a major event held...
New Project with $5.1 Million Funding Announcement has Considerable Impact on Bison Genome Biobank’s Development at USask

World’s First Bison Genome Biobank’s Development Boosted by $5.1 Million Funding from Genome Canada

The BIG project will apply new genomics solutions to better protect and conserve the wood bison population in Canada. It’s directly connected with the massive $17-million-dollar research initiative called “Integrated omics for sustainable animal agriculture and environmental stewardship” (IntegrOmes)...

Brooks Automation and Cleveland Clinic Celebrate Opening of New Biobanking Facility

Brooks Automation, Inc. and Cleveland Clinic have opened a new 22,000-square-foot biospecimen sample management and repository facility on Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. The two-story biorepository is managed by Azenta Life Sciences, Brooks' recently re-branded life sciences division, and includes...

Over 250,000 Participants Now Enrolled In Geisinger’s MyCode Precision Medicine Project

Geisinger’s groundbreaking precision medicine project, MyCode, has enrolled more than 250,000 participants in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, reaching a major landmark in the project. With DNA sequence and health data currently available on 145,000 of these participants, MyCode is the largest study of...
Monash launches flagship biological storage facility: Biobanking Victoria

Biobanking Victoria: Australia’s First Industry-Focused Flagship Biobank Launched by Monash University

Monash University has officially launched Australia’s first industry-focused storage facility for biological material to support medical research and commercialisation opportunities. Biobanking Victoria is a state-of-the-art facility that provides a valuable link between researchers and industry, generously supported by the Victorian...
TRACKER: Australia's First Longitudinal Biobank for Advanced Lung Cancer

TRACKER: Australia’s First Longitudinal Biobank for Advanced Lung Cancer

The creation of Australia's first Longitudinal Biobank, a collaborative effort between Austin Health and leading research institutions, aims to establish an extensive biorepository of biological samples from a diverse group of participants. This innovative project marks a pivotal moment in...

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