Studies that involve storing human tissue for use beyond a specified research project (future unspecified use of tissue) must store that tissue in a Health and Disability Ethics Committees (HDECs) registered tissue bank.
An application for HDEC review of a tissue bank is required for:
If you do not have an Ethics Review Manager (ETHICS RM)(external link) account, please create one before sending your application to the HDECs Secretariat.
The HDECs Secretariat will submit your tissue bank application and then request that you authorise the submission in ETHICS RM.
Check that your application clearly states:
Include any supporting information with your application form, such as:
Email your completed application to: firstname.lastname@example.org