EMERGE Biobank

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


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

Professor Matt Reed

Local PI

Professor Matt Reed

Research Team

Paul Leonard, Sandra McGillivray, TRAK development team

Dawn Lyster, John Connolly, RIE laboratories


Accuracy levels of ED discharge diagnosis coding in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh


Status: active

Start Date

June 2013

Chief Investigator

Professor Matt Reed

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