The BC Children’s Hospital BioBank is governed by three dedicated committees with members from  BC Children's Hospital Research Institute, Women's Health Research Institute (WHRI), BC Mental Health & Addictions Research Institute (BCMHARI), BC Children's Hospital (BCCH), BC Women's Hospital (BCWH) and the University of British Columbia (UBC).

The BioBank works closely with the Children’s and Women’s (C&W) Research Ethics Board.

The BC Children’s Hospital BioBank Governance Structure is outlined below. Terms of Reference for each committee can be found in the BioBank Forms & Resources section. 

Biobank governance structure

Policy Documents

Informed Consent


Education Training

Privacy Security

Records and Documentation

Material Access and Release

Material and Information Handling


Board Reports

BCCH BioBank Annual Report April 2019 - Mar 2020

BCCH BioBank Annual Report April 2018 - Mar 2019

BCCH BioBank Annual Report: Apr 2017 - Mar 2018

BCCH BioBank Annual Report: Apr 2016 - Mar 2017

BCCH BioBank Annual Report: Jan 2015 - Mar 2016