Hosted by Wyss Core Faculty David R. Walt, PhD, Diagnostics Grand Rounds brings clinicians with unmet needs to the Wyss Institute. The goal of these sessions is to inform technology developers about important clinical problems that can help them direct their technology development efforts. Presenters are asked to identify diagnostic needs that will have an impact on the quality of care they deliver.
Dr. Karlson, Scientific Director, Mass General Brigham Biobank, will present a lecture about the MGB Biobank sample collection and data repository to provide an overview of sample collection, storage, and distribution procedures. She will discuss the distinguishing features of the MGB Biobank, research opportunities, and services provided by the Biobank Genomics Core. She will discuss the linkage between samples and large-scale electronic health records data, query, and analysis tools, and use cases and provide practical advice for sample requests. Attendees will gain in-depth knowledge of ways to utilize samples and data for their translational research projects.