The role of race and trust in tissue/blood donation for genetic research

@article{BusseyJones2010TheRO,
  title={The role of race and trust in tissue/blood donation for genetic research},
  author={Jada Bussey-Jones and Joanne Mills Garrett and Gail Henderson and Mairead Eastin Moloney and Connie Blumenthal and Giselle Corbie-Smith},
  journal={Genetics in Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={116-121}
}
Background: Public willingness to donate tissue samples is critical to genetic research. Prior work has linked minority status and mistrust with less willingness to provide specimens. Some have suggested recruitment of prior research participants to address these barriers. We present data from a genetic epidemiology study with a request for blood and/or saliva specimens to (1) measure willingness to donate tissue/blood samples, (2) identify demographic, trust, and other factors associated with… CONTINUE READING

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