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Bangladeshi, Pakistani- British-Bangladeshi or British – Pakistani?
Aged 16 and over?
Willing to provide a small saliva (spit) sample?
if so, you can take part in Bradford Genes & Health, a collaborative health research study for Bradford.
By involving Large numbers of local Bangladeshi and Pakistani people study hopes to find new ways of improving the health of Bangladeshi and Pakistani in Bradford and worldwide.
Some early aims of the study are :
Genes & Health is establishing a panel of tens of thousands of local volunteers. The volunteers will be asked to donate a small saliva (spit) sample and share their GP and hospital medical records in strict confidence with the study team. Volunteers will be asked to give their consent to be contacted again and some may be invited to participate in further health research studies on the basis of data gathered from their samples, health records and information provided.
Genes & Health is supporting studies looking at how genes influence disease. By looking more closely at how genes work, and how diseases develop, it will be possible to identify better treatments to cure or help prevent them.
Genes & Health will also support many other health research studies, details of these can be found on our research page.
Information and samples from the Genes & Health resource may be made available to other scientists working in health care research (scientists will not be able to identify the person who gave the sample), including universities and industry, which may be based in the UK, or worldwide. Genes & Health is a not-for-profit project.
For more info visit; www.genesandhealth.org
or call on 01274 364474
To take part visit the research team at Ridge Cousen Road BD7 3JX during the week commencing 23rd May between 9am to 5pm each day for a quick chat and to provide a saliva sample.