The National Biobank Consortium: Relevance, Needs and Strategies

By: Prof. Datuk A Rahman A Jamal
Edited By: Mohd Arman bin Kamaruddin
Published date: 15 March 2021

On 3rd-5th March 2021, the College of Pathologists-Academy of Medicine of Malaysia (CPathAMM) has organized its 18th Annual Scientific Meeting and the International Congress of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (ICPaLM 2021). The theme for ICPaLM 2021 was “Exploring the Advances and Potential of Disruptive Technologies in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine”.

This video is the partial record of Symposium 5A (Anatomic Pathology & Cytopathology: Current Issues in Pathology), chaired by Prof. Dr. Tan Geok Chin (PPUKM) and Dr. Salmi Abdullah (Hospital Selayang). In this video, Prof. Datuk Dr. A Rahman A Jamal shares his thoughts on the national biobank consortium, which highlights the relevance, needs, and strategies for biobanking. Prof. Datuk Dr. A Rahman A Jamal is the project leader of The Malaysian Cohort (TMC) project. TMC project is a population-based cohort study that investigates the disease interactions between genes and environments.