Access to tissue samples is crucial in advancing many types of COVID-19 research. How are biobanks able to support this need amidst closures and competing priorities?
The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (TDCC) is coordinating biobanking efforts to support research into COVID-19; developing a process to ensure that active biobanks receive requests which are relevant for their collections and capabilities.
Applications for the UK Biobank of the Year Award 2020 are open! Now in its 5th year, the Award recognises human sample resources who have added significant value to high impact research.
The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (TDCC) is proud to be a partner in launching a new data search tool for researchers on 26th February. Register now to use the tool.
The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre has produced a guide for researchers on how to acknowledge use of Human Sample Resources in Researchfish submissions.
Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) has unveiled the first phase of the Health Data Research Innovation Gateway. The Gateway will enable researchers to find UK datasets related to their research.
The UK Health Data Research Alliance is an independent alliance of leading healthcare and research organisations. The Alliance has just announced the addition of nine new members.
The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre has launched a set of Transparency Principles. The Principles outline how transparency can be sustained throughout the research life cycle, ensuring biobanks and donors know who is using their samples.