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.

Original publication

DOI

10.1371/journal.pmed.1001779

Type

Journal article

Journal

PLoS Med

Publication Date

03/2015

Volume

12

Keywords

Access to Information, Adult, Aged, Aging, Biological Specimen Banks, Databases, Factual, Genotype, Great Britain, Humans, Middle Aged, Neoplasms, Phenotype, Prospective Studies, Research