Home News Stories Research News

Research News

Latest impactful research news stories in the biobanking field. Share Your Research

HIV-1 stable in biobanked plasma samples.

Biobanking Science: HIV RNA Stable at -80°C in Biobanks

Biobanks facilitate research by collecting, storing and sharing samples. One of the major concerns that biobanks face is how to best maintain sample quality over long time periods. The AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG) is one of biggest groups...
Newly Launched African-centric Biobank Offers Access Researchers to African Biospecimens to Diversify Genomics and Translational Research

Newly Launched African-centric Biobank Offers Researchers Access to African Biospecimens to Diversify Genomics and...

MyAfroDNA is a limited liability company that provides a solution to the significant lack of African representation in translational and genomics research. The African-centric biobank offers access to ethically sourced African biospecimens across several therapeutic areas for researchers interested in...

Leptin Associated With Cognitive Impairment In Older Adults Scheduled For Surgery

Adipokines are cytokines secreted by adipose (fat) tissue. Their existence was first noted in 1994, with the discovery of leptin. This cytokine is known to suppress hunger, but also promotes atherosclerosis, endothelial dysfunction and inflammation. Another adipokine, adiponectin is...
Pharmacogenetics helps dose patients

Biobanking Science: Pharmacogenetics Study from the Estonian Biobank

People with the same diagnosis may react very differently to a prescription medication. The same drug may cure one set of patients, cause toxic side effects in another group and have limited effects in a third group. For many...
The Biobank of Vall d'Hebron Launches a Biological Sample Search Engine

Vall d’Hebron University Hospital’s Biobank Launches a Biological Sample Search Engine

Key Points: Vall d'Hebron University Hospital's Biobank unveils the first human sample search engine for research with over 65,000 cases classified by disease type. The catalog features a notable collection of 3,157 rare disease cases, enhancing the visibility and...
Atlantic Health Biobank Shared Initial Human Tissue Samples via Partnership with NCI's Cooperative Human Tissue Network

Atlantic Health Biobank Shared Initial Human Tissue Samples via Partnership with NCI’s Cooperative Human...

The state-of-the-art Atlantic Health BioBank has formed a new partnership with the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Cooperative Human Tissue Network (CHTN) - Southern Division, allowing Atlantic Health System to share the initial samples of human tissue. The CHTN, which is...
Swedish Childhood Tumor Biobank Receives SEK 5.13 Million Grant for National Precision Medicine Project

Swedish Childhood Tumor Biobank Receives SEK 5.13 Million Grant for National Precision Medicine Project

The Swedish Childhood Tumor Biobank, a national genomic biobank dedicated to the study of pediatric cancer, is instrumental in advancing research into tumors affecting children. As part of the Genomic Medicine Sweden (GMS) initiative focused on pediatric oncology, the...
CureDuchenne Partners with PicnicHealth to Incorporate Electronic Health Records into Data-Integrated Biobank

CureDuchenne Partners with PicnicHealth to Incorporate Electronic Health Records into Data-Integrated Biobank

CureDuchenne, a worldwide non-profit organization dedicated to discovering and financing a remedy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, has recently announced a partnership with PicnicHealth, a health technology company that prioritizes patient-centered care. This partnership aims to enhance CureDuchenne Link's ability...

SARS-CoV-2 Detected In French Biobank Sample Collected In Late 2019

COVID-19 is a respiratory disease pandemic that has swept across the world, causing over 282,495 deaths (May 10, 2020). Patients most commonly present at hospitals with influenza-like illness (ILI). The causative agent of COVID-19, the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has no...
Finnish Biobanks Leverage Genetic Data for Preventive Healthcare

Finnish Biobanks Leverage Genetic Data for Preventive Healthcare

Highlights Genetic data from biobanks aids early detection and preventive healthcare. Nationwide project standardizes returning genetic results to biobank donors. Donors can access personalized genetic risk information through the MyBiobank portal. Finnish hospital-based biobanks are pioneering the use of biobank...

⭐ Recently Featured

🔥 Popular Posts

X