Emma Lawrence

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Making new treatments possible in Riga

Riga old town (Creative Comms Licence, David Holt) Making new treatments possible in Riga In March BBMRI-ERIC members from all over Europe met in Riga for a management update. UKCRC TDCC Research Engagement Manger, Emma Lawrence reports back on the meetings events. The meetings are an opportunity for the national nodes to meet and talk about progress and developments in the field. This meeting I learnt a lot about the… Read More »Making new treatments possible in Riga

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UK Biobank of the year award 2018

UK Biobank of the year award 2018 The UKCRC TDCC is dedicated to supporting and promoting those who provide researchers with fit-for-purpose samples and data in the UK. The UK Biobank of the Year Award recognises the sterling work of human tissue resources in biobanking and seeks to recognise the one that has supported significant research output. Human tissue resources (HTR; for example, biobanks, biorepositories, cohort studies, clinical trials; etc.)… Read More »UK Biobank of the year award 2018

Spotlight on: Emma Lawrence

Spotlight on: Emma Lawrence In our latest blog post we meet Engagement Manager, Research, Dr Emma Lawrence to find out more about her role and future work at the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (UKCRC TDCC). What is your role and what does it involve? My job title is Engagement Manager for Research. It’s my job to make sure that the UKCRC Tissue Directory is as useful and relevant… Read More »Spotlight on: Emma Lawrence

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Finding out what makes researchers tick

Finding out what makes researchers tick Here at the UKCRC TDCC we want to help researchers use human samples in their research. In order to do this we are undertaking some research of our own! In 2016 the UKCRC TDCC launched the UK’s first cross disease sample register to help researchers find existing samples. Since then the resource has been developed in response to feedback we have received from the… Read More »Finding out what makes researchers tick

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Collaborators needed for new Keratinocyte Cancer Collaborative

Collaborators needed for new Keratinocyte Cancer Collaborative Thanks to the registration of skin cancer pathology reports, the biggest database on skin cancer in the world now exists through Public Health England (PHE) with input from the devolved nations. In order to build on this resource a new UK Keratinocyte Cancer Collaborative (UKKCC) is being established with support from the British Association of Dermatologists. We find out more from Dr Paul… Read More »Collaborators needed for new Keratinocyte Cancer Collaborative

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Bloodwise Childhood Leukemia Cell Bank wins Biobank of the year 2017

Bloodwise Childhood Leukemia Cell Bank (CLCB) has been awarded UK Biobank of the year 2017. The award was presented at UK Biobanking Showcase on 18th October, 2017 in London. Northern Ireland Biobank were awarded runner up. Research Support The award is designed to highlight the work of Biobanks who go above and beyond in supporting research. This year, Biobanks were asked to nominate themselves for the award by submitting two… Read More »Bloodwise Childhood Leukemia Cell Bank wins Biobank of the year 2017

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UKCRC TDCC collaborates with BC Platforms to provide a unique research platform to over 150 human sample resources in the UK

UKCRC TDCC collaborates with BC Platforms to provide a unique research platform to over 150 human sample resources in the UK BC Platforms, a leader in genomic data management and analysis solutions, has announced a collaboration with the UKCRC TDCC to explore the development of a unique research platform for more than 150 human sample resources in the UK. The UKCRC TDCC and BC Platforms will showcase the platform today… Read More »UKCRC TDCC collaborates with BC Platforms to provide a unique research platform to over 150 human sample resources in the UK

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UKCRC TDCC secures future funding

UKCRC TDCC secures future funding The UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) have announced that they will be funding the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre until 2020. The University of Nottingham and University College London (UCL) have been awarded a renewal of funding to continue the efforts of the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (UKCRC TDCC). After a busy year registering organisations that have human samples resources in the… Read More »UKCRC TDCC secures future funding

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UK Biobank of the Year 2017

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 has supported significant research output. Last year, the nominees reflected a range of human tissue… Read More »UK Biobank of the Year 2017