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04 December 2018

To shared data stewardship with guidelines support

Data4lifesciences would like to announce that the thoroughly revised version of the Handbook for Adequate Natural Data Stewardship (HANDS 2.0) was launched on...
04 December 2018

Ethical, legal and social implications of preventative medicine

Preventative medicine is not without costs, and not just financial ones.
Press release
28 November 2018

BBMRI-Omics wins the Dutch Data Prize 2018

LUMC researcher Bas Heijmans received the Dutch Data Prize 2018 on behalf of the BBMRI-Omics partners on Wednesday 28 November from the hands of Stan Gielen,...
26 November 2018

Research integrity, transparency and data

At the upcoming Health-RI Conference (Jan 17, 2019) leading cancer researchers and data scientists show how data, knowledge and clinical decision support tools...
16 November 2018

Data management critical step in genomics research

Collection and interpretation of genetic profiles occur routinely on patients with cancer or a rare disease nowadays. For many patients, their entire DNA has...
15 November 2018

Article describes the importance of cohort studies in the post-GWAS era

A huge progress has been made in identifying genetic variants that modify individuals’ predisposition to common diseases.
16 October 2018

The Netherlands joins the million european genomes alliancea

Dutch Minister of Medical Care and Sports, Mr. Bruno Bruins, has co-signed the European Declaration about the Million European Genomes initiative on behalf of...
28 September 2018

Poster prize at Europe Biobank Week 2018

Collecting ideas with an interactive poster presentation and being awarded a poster prize? Rogier van der Stijl from BBMRI-NL did it!
21 September 2018

Enabling FAIR Data management

MOLGENIS Research can help even non-bioinformaticians (!) enabling FAIR data management and is freely available.
20 September 2018

Cisca Wijmenga inaugurated as the Lodewijk Sandkuijl Endowed Chair

At the Lodewijk Sandkuijl Symposium, Prof. dr. Cisca Wijmenga, Scientific Director of BBMRI-NL 2.0, was appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion...
17 September 2018

X-chromosome publication in nature communications

René Luijk, Bas Heijmans from Leiden UMC and BBMRI-NL, and co-workers report in Nature Communications on new genes controlling X chromosome inactivation in...
14 September 2018

Development of an extensive Omics Atlas

Since the start of BBMRI, extensive datasets have been generated at genome, epigenome, transcriptome and metabolome level for 10 thousand of individuals from...

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