Welcome to the Diabetes Biobank online histopathology system

The histopathology system is a digital repository of whole slide scanned images of HES and IHC stained tissue sections of diabetic and non-diabetic human pancreas plus associated clinical data. The tissue samples are available in the framework of collaborative research projects. Approval for such projects can be obtained via contact@diabetesbiobank.org.

If you have a username and a password

Go to online histopathology system

Apply for a username and password

Scientific investigators will receive a password upon request. Please send an email to contact@diabetesbiobank.org with details of eligibility (publication record or university/hospital affiliation).

If you have any questions, please first read the help instructions for both Spectrum and ImageScope then contact us.

Sample requests

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If images from this repository are used in publications, please include acknowledgement to the Diabetes Biobank Brussels. Institutional ethics or IRB review committee approval is advised for any study using information or images from this repository. See also disclaimer.


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