Generation Scotland

Latest News

The latest news about Generation Scotland and research using GS resources can be found here.

15 October: GS at National Museum of Scotland for Science Saturdays

On Saturday October 15, Generation Scotland will participate in the Science Saturday event organised at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.

Biochemical Materials Available for Research

Samples from Generation Scotland participants are available for further research.

GS publishes 10 year report

In the report, we look at the past, present and future of Generation Scotland.

GS Founder Member Anna Dominiczak Appointed Dame

Professor Anna Dominiczak is appointed a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in recognition of her services to cardiovascular and medical science.

New Website for Generation Scotland

Welcome to our new website!

Generation Scotland Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Symposium

On January 23rd, 2006, the first Generation Scotland participants attended a Scottish Family Health Study clinic in Glasgow, so 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of Generation Scotland.

STRADL - Stratifying Resilience and Depression Longitudinally

magnetic resonance image of the brain
Generation Scotland participants are contributing to important research on depression in the STRADL project.

2013 Symposium Highlights Value of GS Resources

The Generation Scotland Symposium 2013 highlighted some of the best research using GS resources to date and the great potential of recent genotyping of 10,000 GS participants.

GS Executive Member awarded Order of the British Empire

Congratulations to Professor David Porteous who has been awarded an OBE for services to Science in the Queen's New Year Honours List 2013.

SFHS Participants Continue to Support Generation Scotland

GS is contacting over 21,000 Scottish Family Health Study (GS:SFHS) participants in a bid to allow researchers from around the world access to this important research resource.

2012 Glasgow Symposium Promotes GS Resources

Over 125 scientists from around the UK and the US met in Glasgow to discuss the valuable research resources available through Generation Scotland.

Generation Scotland and Arrayjet Form Exciting New Collaboration

Generation Scotland and Arrayjet Ltd have announced a new collaboration. The project builds on the complementary strengths of Generation Scotland and Arrayjet; combining high quality research, human biobank material and health data with cutting edge inkjet microarray technology.

Scottish Family Health Study attracts more than 23,000 Volunteers

Family
The Scottish Family Health Study, one of the largest health studies ever launched in Scotland, has now recruited more than 23,000 volunteers, all of them contributing to a project which could have a major impact on the people's health for generations to come.