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: Apr 2017 - Mar 2018

BCCH BioBank Annual Report: Apr 2016 - Mar 2017

BCCH BioBank Annual Report: Jan 2015 - Mar 2016