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Norwegian Biobank Using Thermo Fisher LIMS for Information Management

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Norwegian biobank that will gather data from 100,000 people is using Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Nautilus Laboratory Information Management System for data handling, the company said today.
 
The Hunt Biobank, which retrieves data from people in Nord-Trøndelag County, Norway, is using the LIMS to manage, track, store, and retrieve data.
 
The Hunt Research Center and Biobank is currently using the LIMS system for a study that wraps up this month that incorporates over 130 sub-studies, including status in subjective health; diabetes; lung; cardiovascular; thyroid; muscle and skeletal diseases; mental diseases; prostate complaints; urinary incontinence; and female reproductive disorders and gynecological diseases.
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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