The main goal of CNIO Biobank is to facilitate access to quality human samples and their associated data for research in cancer and related diseases, ensuring that both the acquisition and their use comply with all the legal and ethical principles that safeguard donors’ rights.
CNIO Biobank is a cross-service platform for CNIO researchers and the general scientific community that provides a broad service offer covering all stages in research project management requiring the use of human samples. CNIO Biobank offers: sample processing; collection management; quality, ethical and legal consultancy; acquisition and design of valuable research collections; negotiation with different stakeholders to find suitable samples; and/or help to obtain the ethical approval for research projects.
CNIO Biobank is authorised by the Consejería de Sanidad de la Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid (CAM) and registered in the Registro Nacional de Biobancos del Instituto de Salud Carlos III (Ref. no: B. 848).