Manchester Skin Health Biobank 2024

  • Research type

    Research Tissue Bank



  • Research summary

    Manchester Skin Health Biobank

  • REC name

    North West - Haydock Research Ethics Committee

  • REC reference


  • Date of REC Opinion

    8 Mar 2024

  • REC opinion

    Further Information Favourable Opinion

  • Data collection arrangements

    Skin and hair samples are to be stored in secure locations either in -80C Freezers or in room temperature cabinets as appropriate.
    Patients will be asked to consent to collection of excess tissue left over from routine medical and cosmetic procedures

  • Research programme

    The tissue bank will support a varied program of research involving skin and hair disorders. These include chemotherapy induced alopecia, inflammatory hair diseases, other alopecia’s (androgenetic alopecia / Female pattern hair loss) and skin research including wound healing, psoriasis and skin-related drug side effects. Research programs will aim to provide novel, publishable basic science data and contribute to patient well-being and treatment

  • Storage license


  • RTBTitle

    Manchester Skin Health Biobank

  • Establishment organisation

    The University of Manchester

  • Establishment organisation address

    Stopford Building

    Oxford Road


    M13 9PT