Tissue tracking database implemented

First instance of NCI’s tissue database in India
Highly specialized LIMS software implemented after extensive training and coding
ICD 10 coding and many other parameters have been customized to suit our needs
Automated extraction of legacy data from Apollo EMR has worked out very well
Nation-wide sample S&H network has been established

Our Approach to Biobanking

Ethics of Bio-banking – Peace of mind for Researchers

  • Sapien works within ICMR and international guidelines, and follows high ethical norms with respect to transparency and patient privacy
  • Sapien banks samples after Hospital EC approval & with Informed Consent
  • Informed consent form language follows ICMR guidelines
  • Retrospective samples (FFPE blocks) after anonymization
  • Prospective samples with Informed Consent Form
  • Sapien’s Institutional Ethics Committee (IEC) is constituted to review projects