BCCH BioBank Newsletter

  • Spring 2023
    Read about our recent presentations, sample release, a COVID-19 study highlight, new staff, Dr. Bush winning a co-op supervisor award, and an update on our Pathology Patient-Family Advisory Committee.
  • Winter 2023
    In this issue we highlight the multi-language subtitles now available for BCCH BioBank's Superhero Video, sample release, Ewing sarcoma summer project, COVID-19 high school survey update, and the osteosarcoma project. 
  • Winter 2022
    Happy New Year! Read more about our recent published journal findings, an update on our COVID-19 high school survey and join us in welcoming our new research technician, Kendall Plant. 
  • Spring 2021
    The e-consent platform is now live! Read more about the new platform, COVID-19 and Preemie BioBank updates and join us in welcoming our new co-director, Dr. Jon Bush
  • Spring 2020
    Read how the BioBank is developing an electronic consent platform, the results of their patient survey at BC Women's Hospital and learn more about the P2RISM study.
  • Fall 2019
    Find out more about updates to the BioBank's consent forms, the development of their new electronic consent platform and CanTBI.
  • Spring 2019 
    Read about the BioBank's latest work with the BRAVE study, PROFYLE, and a new Preemie BioBank.
  • Summer 2018
    Say goodbye to our manager, Tamsin Tarling, and learn about BioBank samples that are being used to help develop a new vaccine.
  • Fall 2017
    Learn how one mom took action to improve research participation. 
  • Spring, Summer 2017
    Learn why a family chose to donate their samples to BioBank, and how banked samples are being used for rheumatic diseases research. 
  • Summer 2016
    Read about the BioBank's newest helper, the Hamilton StarLET, and meet Sarah Gray, Parent and Biobank Advocate.
  • Spring 2016
    Learn how biobanking helps families find meaning in the meaningless and meet Thyrza May Toledo, a Masters Student at the BioBank.
  • Winter 2015
    Read about how BioBank's fuel medical research and watch a new video that explains biobanking to children.