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BBMRI-ERIC in Satellite Session on Biobanking within UNGA76 Science Summit

22 September 2021 @ 17:00 - 18:00


Join BBMRI-ERIC and our Nodes, and IARC, as well as the International Cancer Institute of Kenya, for a special satellite session on Biobanking and the Sustainable Development Goals, wtihin the UN 76th General Assembly.

Prof. Kurt Zatloukal, M.D., Medical University Graz, Austria
Dr. Zisis Kozlakidis, PhD MBA FLS, IACR / WHO
Prof. Jens K. Habermann, M.D., Ph.D., BBMRI-ERIC
Prof. Dr. Marialuisa Lavitrano, University Milano Bicocca, Italy
Prof. Fredrick Chite Asirwa, M.D., International Cancer Institute, Kenya

Prof. Habermann’s presentation will highlight how BBMRI-ERIC supports SDG 3 Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages by enabling (i) access to over 600 biobanks in our biobank Directory hosting more than 2,500 collections with estimated >100,000,000 samples and associated data, (ii) how this is facilitated by current and prospect IT solutions, (iii) how quality measures are implemented and further developed, (iv) how our ELSI experts across Europe support research and guide on matters ranging from data protection to incidental findings, and (v) how we position our community’s services and research together with our stakeholders and partners in the overall EU research landscape in order to advance and implement precision medicine while fostering efficient yet competitive, cutting-edge and value generating research within Europe and across the globe.

Find out more and view all abstracts here: 

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