On the day you join:
WHEN YOU GIVE BLOOD:
Part of your routine donation (up to 14ml) is collected for research purposes .
WHEN YOU ARE AT HOME:
You will be asked to complete an online questionnaire regarding your health and lifestyle.
Blood samples are sent to the laboratory for storage, to count different types of blood cells,and to extract DNA, plasma and serum.
In the future:
GENES AND BIOMARKERS:
DNA is analysed to obtain genetic information. Biomarkers are measured in your blood.
Contains anonymous questionnaire data, genetic/biomarker results and relevant health records.
IN THE FUTURE:
You may be contacted to participate in another study run by the BioResource – up to 4 invites per year.