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Databases and Biobanks at Aalborg University Hospital

Aalborg University Hospital run numerous databases and biobanks and has access to several national databases and biobanks as well.

By entering into collaboration with Aalborg University Hospital it will be possible for companies to gain access to the unique data and samples held in these databases and biobanks.

Below please find a list of selected databases and biobanks found at Aalborg University Hospital. The complete list can be found here (Download complete list), and for contact information regarding the databases and biobanks below please contact the Eir secretariat.


   Name      Field      Content      Purpose
National Register Karbase - Vascular surgery
- Quality Control
Patient data on comorbidity, risk factors, laboratory data, indication, type of vascular surgery and outcome of surgery including follow-up data To monitor the extent and the quality of all vascular surgery, with the exception of varicose veins
PRIS - Orthopaedic Radiology, nuclear medicine, microbiology, molecular biology and biochemistry. 200 patients that have had hip or knee-joint replacement To optimise a diagnostic algorithm and treatment of periprosthetic pain, infection and loosening in relation to artificial hip and knee-joint surgery.
Dano-Run Study - Orthopaedic 1-year observations of 1000 novice runners To develop evidence-based training guidelines for runners
AABUP - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Information from the rating scales and assessment tools used in daily clinical practice The purpose is to monitor the quality of the performed investigation. The database may also be used in terms of research to examine the processes and factors related to child and adolescent psychiatric disorders
Database of Eating Disorders - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry The database contains a number of rating scales and assessment tools for assessment of eating disorders The database collects clinical and research data regarding eating disorders. The database also contains data on neurocognition and co-morbid conditions
Trombose Center Aalborg - Antithrombotic treatment with vitamin K-antagonists 920 patients in self-management VKA treatment. Mean follow-up time is 1 year Research in quality of antithrombotic treatment
Diet, Cancer and Health
(Database and Biobank)
- Diet
- Cancer
- Lifestyle diseases
- General Health
Diet, Cancer and Health is a cohort study including 57,000 participants, men and women, born in Denmark, aged 50-64 at recruitment in 1993-97, and with no previous cancer diagnoses.
From all participants questionnaire information regarding diet and lifestyle was collected at recruitment and after five years of follow-up. At recruitment the participants were examined and anthropometric measures collected together with biological material including blood, adipose tissue, spot urine, and toe nail clippings.
The participants are followed in the national disease registries including the National Patient Registry, the Cancer Registry, the Diabetes Registry and the Causes of Death Registry.
The aim of Diet, Cancer and Health is to explore associations between diet, lifestyle, genetic susceptibility and development of chronic diseases including cancer, cardiovascular diseses, diabetes and other diseses reported to the national disease registries. For several diseases the number of cases and time of follow-up also allows prognostic studies.


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