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Thomas Meitinger


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Thomas Meitinger

  1. 1. Overview on Participation of Disease-related Biobanks <ul><li>Thomas Meitinger, Erich Wichmann </li></ul><ul><li>Helmholtz Zentrum München </li></ul><ul><li>BBMRI Stakeholder‘s Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Brussels 16th September 2009 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Disease related biobanks Fam. history Lab. param. Treatm. outcome Lifestyle PBMC Serum FFPE tissues Frozen tissues Cells Sample storage Human biological samples and data Patients Data storage DNA Clinical datasets past future isolated networked no formal elaborate consent consent non-standard standard samples samples limited sample large sample numbers and numbers and types types little substantial institutional institutional support support
  3. 3. Disease related biosamples in Europe Example: Genome-wide Assocation Studies Amish 419 10779 70968 1000 7644 Europe:14535 1275 1475 57664 2024 432 2016 Mexican Americans 6081 Indian community/USA 3240 Sardinia: 10453 1782 Ashkenazi Jews: 1284 April 2008 total USA/Canada 24,618 total Europe 207,115 Northern ~190 000 17863
  4. 4. BBMRI catalogue disease-related biobanks
  5. 10. <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>