Introducing the Cambridge BioResource
The Cambridge BioResource is a resource of thousands of volunteers, both with and without health problems, who are willing to be approached to participate in research studies investigating the links between genes, the environment, health and disease.
Volunteers who join the Cambridge BioResource donate their DNA via a blood or saliva sample. Their DNA is then used together with other information such as their gender and ethnicity, to match them to specific research studies. In this way, the Cambridge BioResource is able to provide researchers with groups of volunteers, tailor-made to the research question at hand.
The Cambridge BioResource has become key to research on genes and disease in Cambridge. Recruitment is ongoing so if you are interested in joining, please contact us.
Cambridge BioResource Open Evening
Thursday 28th November 5-7pm
Li Ka Shing Centre, Cambridge Research Institute, Cancer Research UK, Puddicombe Way off Robinson Way.
BioResource volunteers are invited to an open evening to hear about the research work of the Cambridge BioResource and how their contribution is making a difference to biomedical research.
Non-members who would like to find out more about the work of the BioResource are welcome to attend.
There will be presentations from Dr Alasdair Coles and his work into multiple sclerosis and Dr Sofie Ashford discussing BioResource and Rare Diseases, with other speakers to be confirmed.
Places are free but limited to 200 so any one wanting to attend will need to register and book a place. Refreshments will be available and there will be small exhibition of BioResource research.
To book please visit EventBrite via the link below or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01223 746846
We look forward to welcoming volunteers and members of the public to this evening.
"Bringing together local people and leading research."