TITLE

Biobank is Euro pacesetter with genomic data/health record link

AUTHOR(S)
Brosky, John
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;4/13/2007, Vol. 11 Issue 71, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Great Britain's National Health Service Biobank project to be launched on April 16, 2007. The project aims to collect blood and urine specimens from 500,000 middle-aged volunteers. These specimen will be used to establish the world's largest database linking individual genomic data to patient medical records. Invitations to join the project will be sent to more than 5 million people in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
24736413

 

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