What is a biobank?

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A biobank is a repository for human body material such as blood, tissue, urine and DNA.
The samples are collected, processed and stored for scientific research.

Scientists get access to a large collection of human body material and medical data through the biobank.
They can use these for the development of new drugs and treatments, among other things.

More information: www.uzgent.be/biobank

UZ Gent Biobank
Entrance 20 / Route 247
C. Heymanslaan 10, 9000 Gent

+32 9 332 36 73