NeuroBioTec is part of Hospices Civils de Lyon (HCL) biobank. This is located in the East Hospital Group of Lyon, France.
NeuroBioTec objectives are :
• To provide local research teams or partners with the technical means and facilities necessary to constitute a collection and insure storage security of human biological samples associated with clinical data.
• To make available to outside research teams, for private or public institutions, in France or abroad, biological samples which were not used for their initial research project.
There are currently 83 collections or projects, related to neurological and mental diseases, pediatric, cardiological and pulmonary diseases. NeuroBioTec currently hosts more than 230,000 serum, plasmas, cerebrospinal fluids (CSF), peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC), urine samples, tissues, DNA and RNA samples.
NeuroBioTec is certified under the NF S96-900 french quality standard, since 2010. ISO 20387 certification is in progress.