Journal article

Consent and Research Governance in Biobanks: Evidence from Focus Groups with Medical Researchers

EA Whitley, N Kanellopoulou, J Kaye

Public Health Genomics | KARGER | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

EnCoRe ( is an interdisciplinary research project, which has developed an IT system to make giving consent and revoking consent as easy for individuals as turning on and off a tap. The project partners are Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, HW Communications, QinetiQ, the London School of Economics and the University of Oxford. The project runs from June 2008 to May 2012. It receives funding from the UK Government's Technology Strategy Board, Economic and Social Research Council and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (grant EP/G002541/1).The authors gratefully acknowledge Prof. Peter Dabrock, Prof. Herbert Gottweis and Dr. Andrea Vermeer for their support and organization of the PRIVATE Gen Workshop 'Privacy and Post-Genomics Medical Research: Challenges, Strategies, Solutions' supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium fur Bildung und Forschung, BMBF).