Journal article

ELSI challenges and strategies of national biobank infrastructures

I Budin-Ljøne, JR Harris, J Kaye, BM Knoppers, AM Tassé, E Bravo, A Cambon-Thomsen, M Eriksson, KO Kyvik, JE Litton, M Perola, E Rial-Sebbag

Norsk Epidemiologi | Published : 2012

Abstract

National biobank infrastructures are now being implemented in several European countries. Individually, biobanks are invaluable as national research resources; collectively, they are the critical elements needed for the actualization of the pan-European biobank infrastructure. The national biobank infrastructures are confronted with a number of challenges of legal, ethical, political, societal, financial and educational nature which must be articulated and addressed in order to optimize the use of the biobanks in national and international research. The community of researchers involved with these biobanks has charted the most pressing issues experienced by the national biobanks in their nas..

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