Danish

Danish Blood Donor Study

The Danish Blood Donor Study is a large initiative that builds on the voluntary participation of more than 110,000 Danish blood donors. This national multi-centre cohort and biobank study aims to understand why the blood donors are healthier than the average population, and engages the participation of all 5 blood centres in Denmark. Samples include EDTA whole blood DNA and whole blood plasma. Global genomic global screening array data is available from ~120,000 donors.

Key facts

Name of the connected EIT Health partner:Lasse Boding
Number of individuals:Total 81,913
Biobank confirmed willingness to provide samples/data for EIT Health studies:Yes
Contact person(s) and contact data
(e-mail address, tel. no) for access purposes:
Henrik Ullum, henrik.ullum@regionh.dk
Erik Sørensen, erik.soerensen@regionh.dk
Number of samples:Total 894,724
120,000 EDTA whole blood DNA
120,000 EDTA whole blood Plasma
Sample types:EDTA whole blood DNA; EDTA whole blood Plasma
Omics data:Illumina Global Screening Array on ~120,000 donors
Website:Danish Blood Donor Study

General information

Type of biobank:Danish Blood Donors
If longitudinal the frequency:Samples collected at irregular intervals depending on blood
Link to central portal to seek samples and data:Danish Biobank Register www.biobanks.dk
Broad consent:Yes
Option to recall donors:Yes
Option to recall family members:No

Quality management system:

Link to operational procedures:Not available
Storage:Not available
Compliance with international standards:Not available
Current ISO certificates:Not available

Data:

Clinical data linked to samples:Not available
Data standards:Not available
Data security rules:Not available

Biobank related service:

Research support, what type of expertise?:Not available
Core facility services; what type? Link?:Not available
Queries from national health registers:Not available

IP:

IP rules, what is negotiable?:Not available
Requirements to study results (access etc.):Not available
Participant’s right to the information:Not available

The "Registers and Biobanks in Transition” strategic initiative is funded by EIT Health