UCL Cancer Institute



The UCL Cancer Institute Biobank provides access to normal and diseased human tissue samples which are surplus to diagnostic requirements.

HTA Licence: 12055 
Research Ethics Committee (REC) Reference 20/YH/0088
Location: Rockefeller and UCL-Cancer Institute buildings, Satellites: Charles Bell House, UCL and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH). 
Designated Individual: Dr Manuel Rodriguez-Justo, Professor of Oncopathology UCL and Consultant Pathologist UCLH

The Biobank is governed by the Biobank Ethical Review Committee (B-ERC). The B-ERC reviews requests for new sample collections and requests for use of samples/data for research and ensures that they satisfy conditions laid down by the Health Research Authority (HRA) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA).

If you wish to start a new sample collection or wish to use existing samples, please contact the biobank manager (ci.bbfhad-admin@ucl.ac.uk) or see our website for further information.

The UCL / UCLH Biobank for Studying Health and Disease is supported by core funding from the UCL Cancer Institute, Cancer Research UK City of London Centre and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust.