Biobanks & Patient cohorts

BiomarkerBay collaborates extensively with biobanks. Our unique values are: 

  • Strong collaborations with clinical biomarker experts
  • Strong connection with patient cohorts and large population biobanks
  • Set-up new cohorts for biomarker research

Current collaborations:

Large population cohorts

  • Lifelines - Biomedical, genetic, environmental and psychosocial factors, 165.000 participants, since 2006
  • GECKO study - Environmental and genetic risk factors for childhood obesity, 2500 participants, since 2006

Birth cohorts

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  • GECKO study

Patient cohorts – Overview of therapeutic areas

Biobanks for Oncology:

  • OncoLifeS– newly diagnosed Oncology patients
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Colon Rectal cancer oncology
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Ovarian and cervical cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Hematological cancers

Biobanks for cardio-metabolic:

  • CardioLines - Cardiac patients
  • Heart failure related diseases
  • Diabetes type I and II
  • Diabetes type II-related kidney disease
  • Obesity and diet intervention
  • Acute kidney injury (AKI)
  • TransplantLines - Aging and health conditions in transplant patients

Biobanks for neuroscience:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Depression and anxiety disorders

Biobanks for inflammatory disorders:

  • Inflammatory bowel disease, Ulcerative colitis, chron’s disease
  • hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Spondyloartritis (SpA)
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Biobanks for Respiratory research:
  • Asthma,
  • COPD

Please be aware that access to samples will be granted through BiomarkerBay, only whether the research questions conform with the rules and objectives of the individual biobanks, in agreement with  their access policy and informed consent.

For detailed information over the sample collections and additional indication areas,  please contact us.