Biobank Lifespan

Tools - storage and banking

This 2007 document aims to provide information for new biorepositories or biorepositories developing new protocols and to add to the literature surrounding best practice principles in tissue banking. Prepared by the Australasian Biospecimen Network (ABN).
This 2008 document provides a comprehensive foundation for the guidance of repository activities on the management of human specimen collections.
  This document identifies technical; operational; and ethical, legal, and policy best practices in order to ensure a level of consistency and standardization across biospecimen resources. (2011)
This 2007 document focuses on developing recommendations towards common minimal technical standards in order to stimulate the creation, development and networking of Biological Resource Centres (BRCs) at the international level, and, through their use, enhance and improve cancer research worldwid
The aim of this paper is to provide information relevant for the establishment, management and governance of biobanks in Australia.
This document compares selected reference guidelines written by well-known organizations. These guidelines cover all biobanking steps, i.e. biological sample collection, labelling, processing, and storage applied to a wide range of sample types. A P3G-prepared document (2008).
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In support of the Framework for Responsible Sharing of Genomic and Health-Related Data, P3G-IPAC* prepared 3 consent tools for the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health.
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The Office for Human Research Protections and the U.S.