Cooperation with biobanks

Bank of biological material (BBM) of the First Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in Prague is involved in the national biobank infrastructure of the Czech Republic BBMRI-CZ. The infrastructure was built on the basis of the project “Project BBMRI-CZ in the establishment of the Czech part of a widely distributed research infrastructure of pan-European significance: the creation and operation of a network of banks of biological material for biomedical research”, (BBMRI-CZ I), of the Ministry of Education Youth and Sport, between 2010 and 2015. From 2016 (until 2019) a follow-up project will be in course: Bank of Clinical Samples (BBMRI-CZ II), whose objective is the long-term collection of samples and the processing of biomaterials. The main partners of our biobanks are:

  • Bank of biological material Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute in Brno
  • Bank of biological material Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové
  • Bank of biological material Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen (LF Pilsen CU)
  • Bank of biological material Faculty of Medicine, Palacký University in Olomouc

Sample collection

The collecting of samples for BBM is performed in the cooperation with General University Hospital in Prague. Currently the collection of specimens is performed particularly at:

  • Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • First Surgical Clinic
  • Clinic of Urology
  • First Internal Clinic
  • Clinic of Oncology

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