We are the NIHR BioResource
Bringing people together and leading research
Thousands of people have already joined us to help us transform the genetics of health research.
The enthusiasm, commitment and contribution of our participants helps our researcher partners to uncover the causes of disease.
Together, we help to improve medical practice, create new drugs and develop patient-specific, targeted treatments.
Responding to national need
The NIHR BioResource is contributing to tackling COVID-19.
Our teams have dedicated all their efforts towards safely collecting and delivering samples that help researchers uncover the causes of illness in people infected with Coronavirus.
How we help
participants have joined us to help uncover the causes of disease
research publications since 2009 supported by the BioResource and our participants
samples that help researchers in their work to tackle disease
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How you can help with health research and what others think about taking part
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Helping children and their families
BioResource participants have helped doctors to better detect genetic disorders in children. Treatment or advice to parents might be improved by testing seriously ill children for genetic variations that could explain their disease.