International Scientific Advisory Board
International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB)
The UK Biobank International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) provides advice, support and guidance to the CEO/PI, Board and Funders on UK Biobank’s scientific direction, strategy, operations and the furtherance of its scientific mission.
Members give their time and expertise to the project freely and meet annually to discuss proposals that are pivotal in advancing the resource to deliver its strategy. Their broad skills and expertise ensure enhancements to UK Biobank meet the needs of the global research community, are scientifically relevant, and will meet the challenge of improving public health.
Professor Marylyn Ritchie chairs the UK Biobank ISAB
The UK Biobank ISAB is chaired by Marylyn D. Ritchie, PhD. Marylyn is a Professor in the Department of Genetics, Director of the Center for Translational Bioinformatics, Associate Director for Bioinformatics in the Institute for Biomedical Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
UK Biobank is very grateful to members of the ISAB for the time they devote to the project.