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FinnGen Study Uses Thermo Fisher Scientific Custom Microarrays For Biobank Genotyping

Thermo Fisher Scientific Custom Microarrays and the Microarray Research Services program in Santa Clara, California, USA, are being utilized by the FinnGen longitudinal precision...

IAVI Has Acquired The Aeras TB Vaccine Clinical Programs And Assets Including Biorepository

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and Aeras, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing tuberculosis (TB) vaccines, has announced the transfer to IAVI of...
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a serious heart disease.

Biobanking Science: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is one of the most common inherited heart diseases, affecting 1:200 people (1). Patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy have thickened left ventricles which...

Genetic Risk Factor For Erectile Dysfunction Identified For The First Time Using Biobank Data

A study headed by Stephen Van Den Eeden of the Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, USA, has for the first...

Trans-Hit Bio Has Established New Collaborations With Mexican Biobanks

Trans-Hit Bio (THB) has announced the signing of an exclusive partnership with Professor Hugo A. Barrera-Saldaña. THB now has collaborations with Mexican institutions such...

Million Veteran Program Extends Personalis Sequencing Contracts To Almost 80,000 Human Genomes

Personalis, Inc., founded in 2011, based in Silicon Valley, a provider of advanced genomic sequencing and analytics for immuno-oncology, has announced an extension to...
Traumatic brain injury can increase the risk of neurodegenerative diseases.

Biobanking Science: Biomarkers for Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury has been in the news lately because even mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, can increase the risk of developing neurodegenerative...

Four-Part Mendelspod Podcast Series On Human Biospecimen Quality And Regulations

Scientist.com has announced the completion of a four-part podcast series on human biological samples and biobanking. The four guests offered thoughtful insights and ideas...

Finnish National THL Biobank Joins BC Platforms’ Global Network of Biobanks

BC Platforms has announced the addition of the THL Biobank, hosted by the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), to its Global...

Predictive Technology Group Acquires Use Of Taueret Laboratories’ Biobank Assets

Predictive Technology Group, Inc. has announced that it has acquired DNA and ancestry assets, including significant genetic data related to women’s diseases and degenerative...
Driving linked to obesity

Biobanking Science: Driving Linked to Obesity

Eating unhealthy food, not exercising and being overweight or obese increases the risk of developing diseases like cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes (1-4). These...

Autoscribe Informatics’ Matrix Gemini Biobanking Management System At The ABNA Conference

Autoscribe Informatics will be demonstrating the Matrix Gemini Biobanking Management System at the Australasian Biospecimen Network Association Conference; The Art of Biobanking, on the...