CONNECTING RESEARCHERS WITH SAMPLES AND DATA

DIRECTORY

The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (TDCC) has developed the UK’s only register of sample collections that covers multiple diseases. You can search by age, gender, disease classification, sample type and available datasets. You can also browse lists of the sample resources featured on our directory.

Search by Disease

Looking for samples from a person with a particular disease? Then head over to our main directory of samples

List of diseases

Not sure about the terms we are using, or the range of diseases that are included? Refer to our list of disease terms.

A-Z of Sample Resources

Looking for a specific sample resource? You can find a list of all the sample collections registered in the Directory.

Contact TDCC

Latest news and blogs from TDCC

Framed Biobank of the Year Award certificate perched above open drawer of paraffin embedded tissue samples. The clear award trophy is placed to the right of the certificate

Wales Cancer Bank wins Biobank of the Year 2020

By Jessica Sims / 16th November 2020

Wales Cancer Bank wins Biobank of the Year 2020 at the UK Biobanking Showcase. Read about their entry and access teh posters of all applicants for the award.

A headshot of Sarah McDonald

Biobank Manager receives OBE for services to the NHS during Covid-19

By Emma Lawrence / 10th November 2020

Dr Sarah McDonald, Biobank Manager for the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) receives OBE for services to the NHS during this years COVID-19 pandemic

leaflet announcing the topic and details of the Scientist.com and TDCC webinar. On the right side of the image there is a closeup of glass vials arranged in rows

Biobanks working with industry: overcoming challenges part 3 of 3

By Jessica Sims / 10th November 2020

The final webinar in the Scientist.com and TDCC series – Overcoming Challenges in UK Biobanking – features a look at biobanks working with industry

Powerpoint slide shown at the end of the UK Biobanking Showcase

UK Biobanking Showcase highlights

By Emma Lawrence / 28th October 2020

The 2020 UK Biobanking Showcase featured a week of online webinars, workshops and meet-ups. Read more about the Biobanking Showcase highlights and catch up on the recordings of the main sessions.

Symbolising holding ideas in the palm of your hand

Capturing value through Researchfish

By Katy Glazer / 2nd September 2020

The Researchfish reporting system offers an opportunity to understand when human sample resources contribute in health research. The UKCRC TDCC spoke to stakeholders to explore potential.

Logo of Showcase

UK Biobanking Showcase 2020

By Emma Lawrence / 13th July 2020

UK Biobanking Showcase 2020 12th – 16th October 2020, online. UK Biobanking Showcase 2020 Organised by the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre, the UK Biobanking Showcase is the UK’s leading event for those who work in biobanking and human tissue research. Agenda Sessions will run for 90 minutes from 13.30 each day: Mon 12th:… Read More »UK Biobanking Showcase 2020

Framed Biobank of the Year Award certificate perched above open drawer of paraffin embedded tissue samples. The clear award trophy is placed to the right of the certificate

Wales Cancer Bank wins Biobank of the Year 2020

By Jessica Sims | 16th November 2020

Wales Cancer Bank wins Biobank of the Year 2020 at the UK Biobanking Showcase. Read about their entry and access teh posters of all applicants for the award.

A headshot of Sarah McDonald

Biobank Manager receives OBE for services to the NHS during Covid-19

By Emma Lawrence | 10th November 2020

Dr Sarah McDonald, Biobank Manager for the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) receives OBE for services to the NHS during this years COVID-19 pandemic

leaflet announcing the topic and details of the Scientist.com and TDCC webinar. On the right side of the image there is a closeup of glass vials arranged in rows

Biobanks working with industry: overcoming challenges part 3 of 3

By Jessica Sims | 10th November 2020

The final webinar in the Scientist.com and TDCC series – Overcoming Challenges in UK Biobanking – features a look at biobanks working with industry

Powerpoint slide shown at the end of the UK Biobanking Showcase

UK Biobanking Showcase highlights

By Emma Lawrence | 28th October 2020

The 2020 UK Biobanking Showcase featured a week of online webinars, workshops and meet-ups. Read more about the Biobanking Showcase highlights and catch up on the recordings of the main sessions.

Symbolising holding ideas in the palm of your hand

Capturing value through Researchfish

By Katy Glazer | 2nd September 2020

The Researchfish reporting system offers an opportunity to understand when human sample resources contribute in health research. The UKCRC TDCC spoke to stakeholders to explore potential.

Logo of Showcase

UK Biobanking Showcase 2020

By Emma Lawrence | 13th July 2020

UK Biobanking Showcase 2020 12th – 16th October 2020, online. UK Biobanking Showcase 2020 Organised by the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre, the UK Biobanking Showcase is the UK’s… Read More »UK Biobanking Showcase 2020