Apr 1, 2014 9:00 AM
The pilot phase of work by the China Kadoorie Biobank to assess the quality of diagnosis of COPD cases obtained from health insurance database has been completed for ~1,100 randomly selected cases from all the ten regional centres.
Mar 30, 2014 9:00 AM
In collaboration with genotyping microarray manufacturer Affymetrix and our genomics partner in China, BGI-Shenzhen, the China Kadoorie Biobank team has completed the design of a low cost biobanking genotyping array optimised for Chinese populations.
Mar 17, 2014 12:00 PM
China has experienced major social and economic changes over the last several decades, and data from the China Kadoorie Biobank, published online in the International Journal of Epidemiology, showed striking changes in women’s reproductive factors over this period.
Mar 11, 2014 12:00 PM
DNA extraction has been completed for 150,000 CKB participants.
Mar 10, 2014 2:00 PM
Despite the high burden of COPD, there is still little data available from China about the prevalence of spirometrically diagnosed COPD among never smokers.
Mar 3, 2014 10:00 AM
The second phase of the China Kadoorie Biobank resurvey was launched successfully in March 2014.
Feb 15, 2014 11:00 AM
So far over 15,000 incident and recurrent cases of cancer have been reported in the China Kadoorie Biobank.