The UK’s largest collection of high-quality mesothelioma samples

The Study of Mesothelioma

Mesobank is the UK’s largest collection of high-quality tissue, cells and blood samples from pleural mesothelioma patients. It is dedicated to the study of mesothelioma by providing researchers with samples for a wide range of mesothelioma research.

Updates

Cell line sequencing data now available via Cell Model Passports

November 25, 2022

Cell line sequencing data now available via Cell Model Passports

In collaboration with Wellcome Sanger Institute, we have generated whole genome sequencing (WGS) and RNA sequencing (RNAseq) of the 21 primary mesothelioma cell lines available through Mesobank. Processed datasets providing information on the mutations as well as copy number alterations of well-established cancer driver genes are now available via Cell Model Passports.

The June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund

September 20, 2022

The June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund

We are delighted to announce that the June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund has awarded Mesobank £50,000 to support tissue collection, curation and distribution.  The funding will run 2023-2024. The June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund established in 1997 in memory of June has raised more than £2 million for research into the diagnosis and treatment of […]

Mesobank collaborates with Ilona Sagar and Radio Ballads

March 23, 2022

Mesobank collaborates with Ilona Sagar and Radio Ballads

Recently Mesobank has been working with Ilona Sagar on a Radio Ballads project – the Body Blow