How to Acquire Samples and Data for Research?


Helsinki Biobank provides samples from its sample repository, with associated clinical information, for medical research and R&D purposes. In addition, the biobank allocates resources for prospective sample collections based on approved project plans. The largest retrospective sample collection contains diagnostic FFPE samples from 1,4 million individuals collected during years 1982-2013. In addition, prospective cohorts, including multiple longitudinal sample types from 2000 patients with urological malignancies, are available.