Individual Study / SNB

Saudi National Biobank

Saudi National Biobank

Initiatives -
1. To enable to quantify disease incidences in various populations and subpopulations. 2. To enable to understand natural histories and risk factors for these diseases including genome-environment interactions.
Start Year
2003
Funding
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Supplementary Information
International HundredK+ Cohorts Consortium (IHCC) (66
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Investigators Contacts
  • MD Ada Al-Qunaibet
    National Guard Health Affairs

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Merdad L, Aldakhil L, Gadi R, et al. Assessment of knowledge about biobanking among healthcare students and their willingness to donate biospecimens. BMC Med Ethics. 2017;18(1):32. Published 2017 May 2. doi:10.1186/s12910-017-0195-8

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
200,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://kaimrc.med.sa/?page_id=1454