Renewal of GS Donor DNA Databank (GS3D) RTB 2023

  • Research type

    Research Tissue Bank



  • Identifier


  • Research summary

    GS Donor DNA Databank (GS3D) RTB 2023

  • REC name

    East of Scotland Research Ethics Service REC 1

  • REC reference


  • Date of REC Opinion

    7 Mar 2024

  • REC opinion

    Further Information Favourable Opinion

  • Data collection arrangements

    DNA from 5,077 volunteers is stored at the Genetics Core, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh. It was collected in 2008 from residual blood from consenting blood donors in Scotland, and is fully anonymised.

  • Research programme

    The DNA samples are fully anonymised, with minimal phenotype data (age, sex, area of brth). It can be used by researchers as a control cohort for the general Scottish population.

  • RTBTitle

    GS Donor DNA Databank (GS3D) RTB 2023

  • Establishment organisation

    University of Edinburgh

  • Establishment organisation address


    University of Edinburgh

    Crewe Road South

    EH4 2XU