The Biobank of Eastern Finland especially supports research into circulatory systems, metabolic disorders, musculoskeletal diseases, neurological diseases, cancer, and mental health. Its research area covers research aimed at promoting the health of the population, identifying factors affecting mechanisms of disease, preventing diseases, and developing products or therapies that promote the well-being or health of the population or are used in medical care.
The Biobank of Eastern Finland is owned by the Wellbeing Services County of North Savo, the Wellbeing Services County of South Savo, the Wellbeing services county of North Karelia, and the University of Eastern Finland. The collection of biobank consents and new samples commenced in the autumn of 2016.
Faculty of Health Sciences (School of Medicine) and hospital districts of Eastern Finland
- BBMRI.fi Biobanking infrastructure
- BBMRI Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure
Person in charge: Veli-Matti Kosma, coordinators: Simo Ryhänen, simo.ryhanen (a) uef.fi and Jani Miettinen, jani.miettinen (a) uef.fi