Who: Any adult University of Maryland patient can volunteer.

What: The UM Genetics BIObank is a collection of blood samples and health information that is used for research. Participation requires a one-time visit for a blood draw and questionnaire.

Why: Medical researchers need to use human samples to look for ways to prevent, diagnose, or treat health problems. The BIObank is vital resource used to support long-term research for disease treatment and prevention.

Your privacy is important to us, and we will use best practices to protect your samples and data. 

To volunteer, call 410-706-6140 or email ppgm@som.umaryland.edu.

Principal Investigator: Alan Shuldiner, MD. Protocol: HP-00060131.

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