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EMERGE Biobank

Start date:
June 2013
End date:
December 2015
Co-ordinated by:
EMERGE

The Emergency Medicine Annotated Bioresource Consortium (EM-ABC): A pilot and feasability programme

 

 Aim

To develop the infrastructure and pilot a prospective, consecutive, emergency, bioresource that will subsequently be developed for all emergency presentations

Trial Design

A pilot and feasibility programme to establish a bioresource to provide consecutive emergency samples, thus enabling investigation of the development of the acute disease/influence of disease modifiers e.g. treatment and resuscitation.

Chief Investigator

Dr Matt Reed

Local PI

Dr Matt Reed

Research Team

Judy Coyle, EMERGE team
Paul Leonard, Sandra McGillivray, TRAK development team
Dawn Lyster, John Connolly, RIE laboratories

 

Chief Investigator

Dr Matt Reed

Consultant and NRS Career Research Fellow in Emergency Medicine

Local PI

Dr Matt Reed

Consultant and NRS Career Research Fellow in Emergency Medicine

Research Team

Rachel O'Brien

Lead Research Nurse

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