Last updated Oct 23, 2015
Find out more about UK Biobank – a major resource for health research, following the lives of 500,000 people aged 40-69 years at recruitment. Participants have provided a wide range of information about their health and lifestyle, including blood for genetic analyses, which are now under way. The Resource is open to health researchers anywhere in the world.
UK Biobank: a 500,000 Person Genotyped Cohort for use by the Research Community
Watch the video below to learn more about our resource from Professor Rory Collins, recorded at ASHG 2015 in Baltimore. You can also view the slides.
- Rory Collins, UK Biobank CEO
- Peter Donnelly, Professor of Statistical Science and Director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
- Martin Tobin, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Leicester & Principal Investigator UK BiLEVE study