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UK Biobanking Showcase 2018: date announced

The UKCRC TDCC have confirmed the date of their annual meeting, UK Biobanking Showcase 2018. The event will be held on the 27th November at a brand new location in central London. Expect more interactive talks, debates and an up to date picture of Biobanking in the UK and beyond. Topics will include sustainability planning,
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£54 million funding to transform health through data science

£54 million funding to transform health through data science The UKCRC Tissue directory and Coordination centre will soon be embedded within one of six new Health data research centres in the UK. Health Data Research UK is awarding £30 million funding to six sites across the UK to address challenging healthcare issues through use of data
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Finding out what makes researchers tick

Finding out what makes researchers tick Here at the UKCRC TDCC we want to help researchers use human samples in their research. In order to do this we are undertaking some research of our own! In 2017 the UKCRC TDCC launched the UK’s first cross disease sample register to help researchers find existing samples. Since
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Bloodwise Childhood Leukemia Cell Bank wins Biobank of the year 2017

Bloodwise Childhood Leukemia Cell Bank (CLCB) has been awarded UK Biobank of the year 2017. The award was presented at UK Biobanking Showcase on 18th October, 2017 in London. Northern Ireland Biobank were awarded runner up. Research Support The award is designed to highlight the work of Biobanks who go above and beyond in supporting
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UK Biobanking Showcase 2017

The annual UK Biobanking Showcase was held on 18th October, 2017 at the Kia Oval cricket ground in London. Over 140 people attended the event, covering human sample resources across the country, universities, medical funders and different medical companies and organisations. This year’s showcase sought to highlight some of the recent discussions and developments in
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UKCRC TDCC announces collaboration with Medicines Discovery Catapult

A new collaboration between the UKCRC TDCC and the Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) will aim to help UK medical research companies access appropriately consented human biological samples to carry out their potentially life-saving work. The MDC aims to support the creation and growth of medicines and diagnostic companies in the UK. Linking companies to the
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UKCRC TDCC collaborates with SCIENTIST.com to ensure quality of human biosample acquisition globally

The UKCRC TDCC and Scientist.com have announced plans to work together to develop opportunities for biobanks in the UK to connect to potential researchers across the globe. Philip Quinlan, Director of the UKCRC TDCC said ‘The aim is to enable biobanks throughout the UK to easily connect and work with Scientist.com’s large international customer base.
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UKCRC TDCC collaborates with BC Platforms to provide a unique research platform to over 150 human sample resources in the UK

BC Platforms, a leader in genomic data management and analysis solutions, has announced a collaboration with the UKCRC TDCC to explore the development of a unique research platform for more than 150 human sample resources in the UK. The UKCRC TDCC and BC Platforms will showcase the platform today at the UK Biobanking Showcase 2017
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