Developed by: IBIMA. Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Málaga
The Hospital Biobank of Malaga arises from the needs of the health centers to manage biological samples of human origin intended for diagnostic or research purposes that also contain relevant associated information and are organized according to quality, order and destination criteria. To advance our understanding of the causes of various diseases, researchers need a large number of samples. Managing them with sufficient safeguards is not easy and this requires having specialized structures such as biobanks, to comply with established legal, ethical and quality requirements. In addition, biobanks allow the integration of basic and clinical research groups.