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Dr. Tomlinson and co-authors published in ‘European Journal of Human Genetics’

Center Director and Professor Dr. Tom Tomlinson is first author of the article “Effect of deliberation on the public’s attitudes toward consent policies for biobank research,” published in the February 2018 issue of the European Journal of Human Genetics. The … 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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Linking Community Engagement Research to Public Health Biobank Practice

Ann Mongoven, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences was awarded a 5-year R01 grant in December 2010 from the National Institutes of Health. Her project, “Linking Community Engagement Research to Public Health Biobank Practice,” … Continue reading

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