VIKING Genes

Frequently Asked Questions

Interested in joining but have some questions you want answered first? You can view our FAQs here.

About the study

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Is there something we haven't covered about the study and you want more details? You could find your answer here.

How to get involved

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If you want to take part, you can find out who we are asking to volunteer and how to register here.

Taking part

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If you are unsure what you are being invited to do, you can find out more here.

Protecting your data

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This section of FAQs will give more details about how we'll protect your data.

Why take part

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Do you have any questions about the benefits of taking part? Perhaps you would like to know if there are any risks? Find answers to your questions here.

Return of 'actionable' genetic results

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If you join Viking Genes, you will have the option to have 'actionable' genetic results returned. If you have any questions about what this means for you, answers can be found here.

Who to contact

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Need to contact someone? Find details here of the best people to ask about your question.