News Archive


CKB Annual Collaborator’s Meeting

Dec 31, 2014 12:00 AM

The CKB annual collaborator’s meeting brings together over 150 team members and project collaborators. National and International Coordinating Staff were joined in Haikou by CKB staff and Health Insurance Agency representatives from each of the project’s 10 Regional Centres from the 20 – 21 December 2015. The meeting also included delegates from the Chinese Ministry of Health and collaborating research centres.

GWAS genotyping underway

Nov 1, 2014 12:00 AM

Genotyping for the CKB genome-wide association study into haemorrhagic stroke is now being carried out at BGI-Shenzhen, China.

Second resurvey successfully completed

Sep 10, 2014 12:00 AM

The China Kadoorie Biobank’s second resurvey involving over 25,000 participants from 10 study areas is now complete. The final Regional Centre (RC) Qingdao (RC12) finished data collection in early September.

Resurvey: phase two progress report

May 15, 2014 9:00 AM

The second phase of the China Kadoorie Biobank’s second resurvey involves ~12,000 participants from 5 study areas and is progressing well.