da Vinci European BioBank


Luigi Dei – Rector of University of Florence
Paola Turano
The da Vinci European BioBank (daVEB) is a ISO9001 certified multicenter biobank with a centralized IT infrastructure and a main repository located at the Polo Scientifico (Scientific Campus of the University of Florence) in Sesto Fiorentino (Florence, Italy). Liquid samples and the associated data from healthy volunteers and donors involved in studies on metabolic diseases and different type of cancer have been collected in recent years for the metabolomic studies performed by FiorGen in collaboration with the Magnetic Resonance Center (CERM) of the University of Florence. Samples from healthy subjects, patients affected by cardiomyopathy, melanoma and ductal carcinoma are stored in the biobank.Further, daVEB collaborates with CERM with the aim to improve its standard operating procedures (SOPs) and preanalytical treatments.
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