UK biobank: an open access resource for identifying the causes of a wide range of complex diseases of middle and old age.

PLoS Med 2015 Mar 31;12(3):e1001779. Epub 2015 Mar 31.

UK Biobank, Stockport, United Kingdom; University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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.

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