Posted 24th October 2018 by Jane Williams
An Introduction to Biorepositories
Biorepositories play a huge role in cancer research and they maintain the collection of biomaterials that cover disease targets, such as oncology, dermatology, neurology, immunology, infectious diseases, autoimmune and metabolic disorders.
Posted 5th October 2018 by Jane Williams
There are currently more than 120 biobanks worldwide. While most focus on genomic research and personalised medicine, biobanks range in size. Small operations have just a few freezers which are kept in a researcher’s laboratory, a clinical laboratory, or a pathology suite, while the larger, commercial ones support large clinical and epidemiological suites. In addition, the storage of samples tends to vary: