CommentaryBiorepositories

Meeting the Governance Challenges of Next-Generation Biorepository Research

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Science Translational Medicine  20 Jan 2010:
Vol. 2, Issue 15, pp. 15cm3
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3000361

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  • Fig. 1. Frozen resources.

    A researcher retrieves medical samples.

    CREDIT: DRA SCHWARTZ/ISTOCKPHOTO.COM
  • Fig. 2. Changes to accompany next-generation biorepository research.

    The transition from first- to next-generation biorepository research will require innovative new approaches to privacy, institutional review, informed consent, and data stewardship. IRB, institutional review board.

    CREDIT: C. BICKEL/SCIENCE

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