Individual Study / BBNF

Borealis Biobank of Northern Finland

Borealis Biobank of Northern Finland

Initiatives -
Northern Finland is uniquely homogeneous, which makes the sample collections of the Northern Finland Biobank especially valuable to be used for a variety of future research needs, not just for a defined specific research purpose as previously. Furthermore, the new research results are obliged to be returned to the biobank that further enriches its data set. **biopankkiborealis@ppshp.fi**
Start Year
2015
Funding
Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District (PPSHP), the University of Oulu (UO), Nordlab and the hospital/healthcare districts of Lapland, Länsi-Pohja, Central Ostrobothnia and Kainuu.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr Minna Mäkiniemi
    Oulu University Hospital

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
3,800,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

By contacting the study representative