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Introduction

Helping support future scientific investigations

By providing a rich source of material to drive research into normal human health and a wide range of diseases

The Norwich Research Park Biorepository offers state-of-the-art freezer and retrieval systems to provide material for researchers locally, nationally and internationally

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Video Introducing the Norwich Research Park Biorepository - Professor Louise Jones

How the Norwich Research Park Biorepository works

How the Biorepository works

Donating samples of human tissue supports vital research into the causes of diseases and the development of effective new treatments. Your samples let researchers understand exactly what’s happening in various healthy cells or tissues. To do this we need people like you to donate tissue.


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A partnership between the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Quadram Institute Bioscience and the University of East Anglia
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About the Norwich Research Park Biorepository

The Norwich Research Park Biorepository is located in the Bob Champion Research and Education building next door to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and the Quadram Institute.

The Norwich Research Park Biorepository is an invaluable resource for clinical research. The banking of human tissue, blood, solid tissue, and other samples, in a biorepository (tissue bank) provides a rich source of material to drive research into normal human health and a wide range of diseases.

Researching the role of breast milk in a healthy adult gut

Supplements of sugars found in breast milk may help improve adult gut health, new research involving the NRP Biorepository...


Genomic sequencing of COVID-19

The Norwich Research Park Biorepository is a vital support to the Quadram Institute and COG-UK's genomic sequencing of COVID-19.


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The latest news from the Norwich Research Park Biorepository and its partners

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1st October 2020

Large scale COVID-19 genome sequencing in Norfolk helps manage outbreaks

The Biorepository team has been a vital resource in the genome sequencing of coronavirus by researchers at the Quadram Institute.


Bob Champion and Quadram Institute buildings

16th June 2020

SARS-CoV-2 Prevalence and Persistence in Stool – The CoPS Study

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and Quadram Institute are recruiting participants who have tested positive to COVID-19


Bob Champion and Quadram Institute buildings

28th April 2020

Norwich Research Park Biorepository goes live with new laboratory management system

A biobank for health research based on the Norwich Research Park has successfully gone live with a new laboratory management syste