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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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HIV prevention: benefits, barriers, and ethical concerns

Ethical Implications of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for African American Women and Adolescent Girls Event Flyer Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is a new HIV prevention strategy approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use by uninfected, high-risk adult populations. … 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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Allan Loup of the University of Michigan Medical School to discuss the obligations of researchers at January webinar

Are Researchers Ever Obligated to Provide Individual Research Findings to Non-participant Third Parties? Event flyer: Loup Flyer A consensus is emerging that, in some circumstances, researchers have obligations to return individual research results to research participants. Recent methodological advances in … Continue reading

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