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Service for researchers

The Biobank Research Unit offers help with planning, application and archiving.


FAQs concerning access to NSHDS data and samples

Work process for retrieval of health data and/or biobank samples as well as questions and answers.

Contact persons and coordinators

Find contact information for coordinators for diseases and other contact persons.

Descriptive statistics for NSHDS

Information about the Northern Sweden Health and Disease Cohort, NSHDS.

Ethical approval

We recommend researchers to write the application for ethical approval with help from us.


Access to samples and data

We administrate and convey information about access to samples and data from several sample collections.

Expert Groups

Two expert groups assess the scientific value of all research projects at the Biobank Research Unit.


Fees at the Biobank Research Unit.

Research, publish and archive

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Statistical support

The Biobank Research Unit can provide statistical support when time permits.

Guidelines for publications

Instructions for studies based on the Northern Sweden Health and Disease Cohort, NSHDS.

Return of analysis data and registration of datasets

Archiving of analysis data and processed datasets.


Åsa Ågren
Head of unit
Latest update: 2020-12-04