The BCI systematically collects primary and metastatic tissue samples from an array of cancer types to support current and future research.
The BCI currently hosts three national Tissue Banks and numerous local collections:
National Tissue Banks
Lung and Mesothelioma
Information for Researchers
Please direct initial enquiries to the Tissue Bank Operations Manager (bank-specific pages update in progress).
Information for Patients
Please refer to the specific Tissue Bank pages above (update in progress).
Results & Discoveries
Funders and Supporters
BCI Tissue Bank staff
|Ms Sameena Iqbal||Operations Manager|
|Thomas Dowe||Deputy Tissue Bank Manager|
|Sakunthala Kudahetti||Deputy Tissue Bank Manager/Orchid Tissue Bank Manager|
|Janet Matthews||Tissue Bank Data Officer|
|Robert Barringer||Tissue Bank Acquisition Officer|
|Pauline Branch||Tissue Bank Acquisition Officer|
|Jacqueline Bamforth||Tissue Bank Acquisition Officer|
|Lara Painter||Tissue Bank Pathology Technician|
|Steve Rogers||Tissue Bank Pathology Technician|