B for Biobank

By | A-Z

Next in the ‘A-Z’ series is B, for ‘Biobank’ or ‘BioResource’. Biobanks and bioresources are frequently used to support an abundance of research looking into all kinds of different disorders and phenotypes. This blog outlines exactly what a biobank and a bioresource are, and how they are used to support…

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“So that means there’s nothing you can do about it…?” – Understanding the relationship between aetiology and intervention in psychiatric research

By | Research Matters

One of the main challenges associated with conveying findings from behavioural genetic research concerns the relationship between aetiology and intervention. In part, this is because of the widely-held understanding among the lay public that something being “in your genes” means that your fate is sealed. But this challenge is more…

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