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PLoS Med. 2015 Mar 31;12(3):e1001779. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001779. eCollection 2015 Mar.

UK biobank: an open access resource for identifying the causes of a wide range of complex diseases of middle and old age.

Author information

1
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; UK Biobank, Stockport, United Kingdom.
2
University of Cardiff, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
3
UK Biobank, Stockport, United Kingdom; University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.
4
University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.
5
University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom.
6
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
7
Imperial College, London, United Kingdom.
8
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
9
University of Warwick, Warwick, United Kingdom.
10
University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
11
University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.
12
UK Biobank, Stockport, United Kingdom.

Abstract

Cathie Sudlow and colleagues describe the UK Biobank, a large population-based prospective study, established to allow investigation of the genetic and non-genetic determinants of the diseases of middle and old age.

PMID:
25826379
PMCID:
PMC4380465
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pmed.1001779
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