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Survey of potential biobank users in Germany

The German Biobank Node (GBN), which is part of BBMRI-ERIC, asked more than 330 “potential biobank users” at university hospitals about their attitudes towards collaborating with biobanks. Here, Dr. Cornelia Specht, managing director of the GBN, tells us about the survey results and conclusions.

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Spotlight on: Giuseppe Mazza

In our latest blog post we meet Giuseppe Mazza, PhD., CEO and Co-Founder at Engitix Ltd to find out more about his work on developing acellular material from discarded human tissue (extracellular matrix) and applying this unique biomaterial for modelling human diseases such as fibrosis and cancer with the aim of developing better therapeutics.