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Dr. Tomlinson presents at International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories Annual Meeting

Center Director and Professor Dr. Tom Tomlinson presented a talk on the “Effect of Deliberation on Attitudes Toward Biobank Consent Options” at the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) Annual Meeting held in Toronto on May 9-12. The talk … Continue reading

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Dr. Tomlinson presents at 3rd Annual Great Lakes Biorepository Network Scientific Meeting

The 3rd Annual Great Lakes Biorepository Network (GLBRN) Scientific Meeting was held on October 28, 2016 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Center Director and Professor Dr. Tom Tomlinson spoke on “Preferences for Biobank Consent Policy are Sensitive … Continue reading

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Understanding the Public’s Reservations about Broad Consent and Study-By-Study Consent for Donations to a Biobank: Results of a National Survey

A new research article from Dr. Tomlinson and his research team was published on July 14, 2016 in the open-access peer-reviewed journal PLoS ONE. The article, “Understanding the Public’s Reservations about Broad Consent and Study-By-Study Consent for Donations to a … Continue reading

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Would you donate to a biobank?

Center Director Dr. Tom Tomlinson and Raymond G. De Vries, Co-Director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine at University of Michigan, have co-authored the article “Americans want a say in what happens to their donated blood and tissue … Continue reading

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Center faculty presentations from ASBH 2015

The 17th Annual American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Meeting was held October 22-25, 2015, in Houston, TX. Center faculty Tom Tomlinson, Len Fleck, Libby Bogdan-Lovis, Karen Kelly-Blake, and Devan Stahl presented and participated in panel discussions during the conference. Tom Tomlinson, PhD … Continue reading

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Moral Concerns and the Willingness to Donate to a Research Biobank

A new study led by Center Director Dr. Tomlinson was published this week in The Journal of the American Medical Association, surveying concerns people may have about donating to a research biobank. You can hear more about the research from … Continue reading

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Do People Care What’s Done with Their Biobanked Samples?

Center Director Dr. Tom Tomlinson has a new article in the July-August issue of IRB: Ethics & Human Research.  Abstract: When donating leftover biological samples to a biobank for use in medical research, people generally are asked to give a … Continue reading

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