Biobank governance: trends and perspectives.

  title={Biobank governance: trends and perspectives.},
  author={Herbert Gottweis and Kurt Zatloukal},
  journal={Pathobiology : journal of immunopathology, molecular and cellular biology},
  volume={74 4},
Biobanks are a challenge and topic for governance. Today, biobanks are identified as a biomedical scientific/infrastructural development that warrants a political/legal/ethical reaction with the goal to integrate biobanks into the preexisting fabric of regulation, medicine, law and society. Biobank governance is always a response to sociocultural challenges and requires the building of trust, acceptance, and careful political negotiation. Biobanks are regulated in networks of governance in… CONTINUE READING
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