The support and goodwill of our volunteers is vital to the ongoing success of the NIHR BioResource. Becoming a member is only the first step in the process and it is the participation of volunteers in further studies that makes NIHR BioResource unique and allows us to support such a diverse range of different research studies...

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Volunteers

The NIHR BioResource was established to further clinical research within the UK by assisting researchers with volunteer recruitment, specifically volunteer recruitment by genotype and/or phenotype. Researchers can apply to the BioResource...

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Researchers

There are approximately 7,000 inherited rare diseases and the genetic basis of about half of these have been discovered, the challenge now is to identify the remaining causes of rare diseases.

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New partnership to sequence human genomes in fight against coronavirus

Thousands of patients severely ill with coronavirus will have their genetic …

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Over 150 participants recruited to new COVID-19 research programme

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Genetic analysis reveals new causes of Primary Immunodeficiency (PID)

A UK-wide research collaboration through the National Institute for Health Research …

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