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Cathie Sudlow and colleagues describe the UK Biobank, a large population-based prospective study, established to allow investigation of the genetic and non-genetic determinants of the diseases of middle and old age.

Original publication

DOI

10.1371/journal.pmed.1001779

Type

Journal article

Journal

PLoS medicine

Publication Date

31/03/2015

Volume

12

Addresses

University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; UK Biobank, Stockport, United Kingdom.

Keywords

Humans, Neoplasms, Prospective Studies, Aging, Genotype, Phenotype, Research, Access to Information, Databases, Factual, Adult, Aged, Middle Aged, Biological Specimen Banks, United Kingdom