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Metro South Health Research Biorepository Project

Project Status: 

Metro South Health will conduct a review of all research tissue banks, tumour banks and biobanks located on PAH campus. The review will consider governance and future operation requirements of all Metro South Health research biorepositories and, will produce a formal governance framework and strategy for ongoing support requirements by March 2017. This project will also transition the Cancer Collaborative Biobank to Metro South Health on 1 November, 2016.  Following the completion of an Audit Report, consideration will be given to the potential transfer of the MaCH R Tumour Biobank, to Metro South Health, on or before 30 June, 2018.

Aims & Goals: 

Enhance the sustainability of research tissue banks, biobanks, tumour banks and human biological material collections in Metro South Health.


The project's deliverables and outcomes were as follows:

  • Development of a governance framework - completed

  • Development of a Business Case for PAH Executive regarding ongoing support for MSH biobanks - completed

  • Transition the Cancer Collaborative Biobank from Health Support Queensland to Metro South Health - completed

  • Development of a Business Case for PAH Executive regarding the MaCH R Tumour Bank - completed

Lead Service / Stream: 
Biobank, Biorepository, Tissue Bank
Last updated 23 April 2018