If we are going to discover and develop new treatments and cures for disease, we need to support health research. Help save lives and join SHARE, The Scottish Health Research Register & Biobank today.
SHARE is a database of volunteers (11+ years) who are interested in research for improving healthcare. Many also provide consent for any leftover blood following routine clinical tests to be used for anonymised genetic research.
We have recently assisted projects investigating arthritis, asthma, Covid-19, epilepsy, cancer, dementia, heart failure, stroke and mental health issues. We currently have over 300,000 volunteers but to support projects appropriately, we need to have a wholly inclusive register of volunteers which mirrors the diversity of Scotland’s population.
Sometimes, people who want to take part in medical research don’t know how to get involved; here’s how anyone who signs up to SHARE can help in 2 ways:
- You can agree to be contacted for research projects which you may be suitable for. These studies can take different forms e.g. completing surveys, helping to write guidelines or testing new medical devices or medicines.
- You can agree for any leftover blood from routine clinical tests, to be stored and used in genetic research studies.
Please sign up to SHARE today! Help us reach our aim to reach 1,000,000 volunteers in Scotland.
For more information or to register, visit www.registerforshare.org