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Bioethics for Breakfast: Biobanking Tissue: Trash or Treasure?

Jennifer Carter-Johnson, PhD, JD, and Tom Tomlinson, PhD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on December 6, 2018, offering their perspectives and insight on the topic “Biobanking Tissue: Trash or Treasure?” “Big data”—repositories of biological, medical and demographic information about … 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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