The VetBiobank is a central research facility of the Vetmeduni Vienna, professionally collecting biological samples and their associated data of animal origin. The VetBiobank mainly contains tissue samples of companion animal tumors. As research data from these samples can be linked to data from medical records of the animal patients, these samples are considered as valuable resources for medical research.
- to archive biological samples in a high quality standard to enable highly reliable and reproducible research
- to provide access to already archived samples derived from the clinics at the animal hospital
- to support researchers in collecting, processing and storing of appropriate samples according to their requirements