The UK Health Data Research Alliance is an independent alliance of leading healthcare and research organisations. The Alliance has just announced the addition of nine new members.
The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre has launched a set of Transparency Principles. The Principles outline how transparency can be sustained throughout the research life cycle, ensuring biobanks and donors know who is using their samples.
The UK Biobank of the Year was announced at the UK Biobanking Showcase on Tuesday 19th November 2019. The annual Showcase, hosted by UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (TDCC), was this year held at the University of Nottingham.
The German Biobank Node (GBN), which is part of BBMRI-ERIC, asked more than 330 “potential biobank users” at university hospitals about their attitudes towards collaborating with biobanks. Here, Dr. Cornelia Specht, managing director of the GBN, tells us about the survey results and conclusions.
King’s Health Partners Cancer Biobank at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Focus Games have developed a digital biobanking game. Here, Dr. Cheryl Gillett, Head of Biobanking at King’s College London, tells us more.
We’re pleased to announce that applications for UK Biobank of the Year 2019 are now open! Now in its 4th year, the award recognises human sample resources who have added significant value to high impact research.
The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (UKCRC TDCC) held its annual meeting, UK Biobanking Showcase, on the 27th November. This year, the main themes included sustainability, quality and data management.