The Department of Biobank Research offers services for researchers who want access to regional biobank samples and data. The service is open to both national and international researchers.
The Department of Biobank Research is organized under the Faculty of Medicine, and has a director, Ingvar Bergdahl, and a working committee who are in charge of operations together with a board of directors.
The Expert Groups assess the scientific value of all projects being conducted within the organization.
The coordinators are responsible for different areas of activity, usually different diseases, which are promoted in the best possible way in consultation with the department management.
Board of Directors
Beatrice Melin, chair (Prof. Oncology)
Richard Palmkvist, vice chair (Prof. Pathology)
Malin Sund (Prof. Surgery)
Bethany Van Guelpen (Researcher Oncology, chair RBKON)
Ulrika Pettersson Kymmer (Senior lecturer/senior physician at Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience)
Ingvar Bergdahl (Director and Scientific Secretary, EBF, co-opted member)
Handling of samples
Västerbotten County Council is the responsible part for the handling of samples.
Västerbotten County Council