Global Genes, Local Concerns

Legal, Ethical, and Scientific Challenges in International Biobanking

Timo Minssen,

Global Genes, Local Concerns: Legal, Ethical, and Scientific Challenges in International Biobanking
 
 
With interdisciplinary chapters written by lawyers, sociologists, doctors and biobank practitioners, Global Genes, Local Concerns identifies and discusses the most pressing issues in contemporary biobanking. Addressing pressing questions such as how do national biobanks best contribute to translational research and how could academic and industrial exploitation, ownership and IPR issues be addressed and facilitated, this book contributes to the continued development of international biobanking by highlighting and analysing the complexities in this important area of research.


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