NI Biobank Steering Committee

Membership of this committee is approved by HSC Research and Development Division of the Public Health Agency. There is representation on the Committee from the Scientific Director of the NIB, the respective HSC NI Cancer Translational Research Groups (CTRGs), Research and Development at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (BHSCT), the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR), Queens University Belfast (Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology and the Centre for Public Health), the University of Ulster (Biomedical Sciences Research Institute), service users, lay persons and representatives of patients and survivorship. Professor Ian Young, BHSCT Director of Research & Development has agreed to chair this committee which will aim to meet biannually.  Membership of the committee is for three years, renewable for a further two.