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Collaboration in the cancer biobanking landscape-17th October 2016

What: “Working together: Collaboration in the cancer biobanking landscape” When: Monday 17 October 2016 Where: Glasgow Registration closes 30 September 2016 http://ccb.ncri.org.uk/events/workingtogetherinbiobanking

The programme includes:

  • Presentations from representatives of the CM-Path initiative, BBMRI-ERIC and the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre
  • Discussion of new challenges and new technologies
  • A view from Scotland: Scotland’s biobank accreditation scheme and the Scottish Genomes Partnership

This interactive event will be of interest to donors,

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‘Personalised medicine: the promise, the hype and the pitfalls’

Our Node Director Professor Andy Hall was invited to attend a workshop in Oxford titled ‘Personalised medicine, the promise, the hype and the pitfalls’. The event was hosted by the Healthcare Values Partnership at the University of Oxford and supported by the Wellcome Trust.

Andy found this workshop to be very pertinent to the issues around personalised medicine and provided the website team with the following comments;

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