About the Research Analysis Platform

What is UK Biobank?

UK Biobank is a national and international health resource with unparalleled research opportunities, open to all bona fide health researchers. UK Biobank aims to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of serious and life-threatening illnesses – including cancer, heart diseases, stroke, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, eye disorders, depression and forms of dementia. It is following the health and well-being of 500,000 volunteer participants and provides health information, which does not identify them, to approved researchers in the UK and overseas, from academia and industry.

The UK Biobank Research Analysis Platform

The UK Biobank Research Analysis Platform is an informatics platform that provides access to, and analysis of, UK Biobank data by its registered researcher community. Read the announcement.

See the DNAnexus website for more information on the Research Analysis Platform, including details on applying for access.

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