20 September 2018

Cisca Wijmenga inaugurated as the Lodewijk Sandkuijl Endowed Chair

At the Lodewijk Sandkuijl Symposium, Prof. dr. Cisca Wijmenga, Scientific Director of BBMRI-NL 2.0, was appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion...
17 September 2018

X-chromosome publication in nature communications

René Luijk, Bas Heijmans from Leiden UMC and BBMRI-NL, and co-workers report in Nature Communications on new genes controlling X chromosome inactivation in...
14 September 2018

Development of an extensive Omics Atlas

Since the start of BBMRI, extensive datasets have been generated at genome, epigenome, transcriptome and metabolome level for 10 thousand of individuals from...
19 July 2018

BBMRI-NL workshop report: sustainable infrastructure for sample/data collections

Sample and data infrastructures in the medical sciences, such as biobanks and medical registries, need to run over prolonged periods of time in order to gather...
18 July 2018

White paper on self-measured data published

Recently, BBMRI-NL researchers published a White Paper on self-measured data and how researchers can ensure that self-measured data is usable.
09 July 2018

Launch national servicedesk personalized medicine

Today, the ELSI (Ethical, Legal and Social Implications) Servicedesk is officially launched.
28 June 2018

Million European Genomes alliance: The Netherlands should join

In April 2018, thirteen European countries signed a declaration of cooperation ‘towards access to at least one million sequenced genomes in the European Union...
18 June 2018

How can researchers deal with incidental findings? Guidance document gives practical tools

Incidental findings are a major ethical concern in biomedical research. Consistent policies and practices for the detection, management and communication of...
18 June 2018

Roadshow PALGA Portal in full swing!

The PALGA Portal, the one-stop-shop to request pathology data and material from diagnostic pathology laboratories, is up and running for two years now.
04 June 2018

KNAW advisory report on big data in research involving personal data

The BBMRI-NL network can help researchers in the health domain to conduct their research successfully and at full speed. In its advisory report on Big Data in...
09 May 2018

BBMRI voucher results in practical research tool for high school students and teachers

With the online program ‘Smart steps in your Own Research’, high school seniors will be better prepared for their profile assignments and final exams.
01 May 2018

Researchers should not fear the upcoming general data protection regulation

In an interview with Onderzoek Nederland, Lex Bouter (Professor of Methodology and Integrity, VU and VUmc, and chair of COREON, the commission on Research...