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UK Biobanking Showcase 2018: date announced

By Emma Lawrence | Mar 21, 2018

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

By Philip Quinlan | Feb 7, 2018

£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 (HDR UK) is awarding £30 million funding to six sites across the UK to address challenging healthcare issues through use[…]

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UK Biobank of the year award 2018

By Emma Lawrence | Jan 30, 2018

UK Biobank of the year award 2018 The UKCRC TDCC is dedicated to supporting and promoting those who provide researchers with fit-for-purpose samples and data in the UK. The UK Biobank of the Year Award recognises the sterling work of human tissue resources in biobanking and seeks to recognise the one that has supported significant[…]

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Finding out what makes researchers tick

By Emma Lawrence | Jan 24, 2018

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 2016 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

By Emma Lawrence | Oct 25, 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

By Jessica Sims | Oct 25, 2017

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[…]

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UKCRC TDCC announces collaboration with Medicines Discovery Catapult

By Philip Quinlan | Oct 18, 2017

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[…]

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UKCRC TDCC collaborates with SCIENTIST.com to ensure quality of human biosample acquisition globally

By Philip Quinlan | Oct 18, 2017

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[…]

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