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Bunn, Sarah and Wenham, Clare (2014) Biobanks. POSTnotes (POST-PN-473). Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, London, UK.

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Abstract

Biobanks are repositories of biological samples, physical measurements and outcome and behavioural data collected for research, clinical practice or public health monitoring. Most biobanks are established to investigate the common determinants of mortality and morbidity. This briefing updates POSTnote 180 and summarises biobank activity in the UK and the legal, ethical and practical issues

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
Official URL: http://researchbriefings.parliament.uk/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE Health and Social Care
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2016 13:13
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2020 23:26
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/67819

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