Population health data. Get a load of me

Health Serv J. 2009 Jul 30;119(6167):20-2.


UK Biobank has around 330,000 people signed up to provide personal data, including DNA. Large pharmaceutical companies and research organisations will have access to the material. UK Biobank insists access will be restricted to "bona fide" medical research. The project sees scope for international co-operation with other comparable databases.

MeSH terms

  • Access to Information
  • Altruism*
  • Biomedical Research
  • Commerce*
  • Confidentiality
  • Databases, Genetic*
  • Humans
  • United Kingdom