Applications are now open for UK Biobank of the year 2017! The UKCRC TDCC is dedicated to supporting and promoting those who provide researchers with fit-for-purpose samples and data in the UK. The Biobank of the Year Award recognises the sterling work of human tissue resources in biobanking and seeks to recognise the one that[…]
The UKCRC TDCC’s annual meeting was held on 16th November, at the Kia Oval in London. UK Biobanking Showcase was a unique opportunity to bring together all stakeholders in the field. The day kicked off with a brief introductory video on the centre; Prof. Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor at The University of Nottingham then opened[…]
The Centre is proud to announce that Professor Dame Jessica Corner, DBE, will be opening our UK Biobanking Showcase event!
Professor Dame Jessica Corner is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange at the University of Nottingham. She was previously executive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton and Director of NIHR CLARHC Wessex. She has held academic positions at King’s College, London, and was Director of the Centre of Cancer and Palliative Care Studies at the Institute of Cancer Research, London for 12 years and was the first nurse to be appointed to a Chair at the Institute. She conducted the first clinical trials of non-pharmacological management of the symptom of breathlessness in lung cancer and nurse-led care in lung cancer, as well as important studies of the pathway to diagnosis in lung cancer. Findings from these studies have been used in NICE guidelines. […]
The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre’s Annual meeting will be held at The Oval, London on the 16th November. UK Biobanking Showcase will be a chance to celebrate Biobanking in the UK. On the day, we’ll showcase the range of exciting biobanking capabilities in the UK. There’ll be debates, discussion panels, workshops and lots[…]