Research Ethics Grand Rounds

Jean Cadigan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Medicine will present, "Neglected Ethical Issues in Biobank Management: Results from a National Survey."

When Oct 18, 2012
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where 219 Brinkhous-Bullitt
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919.843.6896
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Please join us at our next Research Ethics Grand Round Series: A Special Joint Session with the UNC Center for Genomics and Society Seminar Series.

This presentation offers results from UNC’s “U.S. Biobank Study,” the first large-scale study of how U.S. biobanks operate. Analysis of our survey and interview data reveal unexpected ethical dilemmas embedded in the policies and practices of biobanks. These results will be discussed in light of the need for practical planning when designing and operating a biobank.

Sponsored by: UNC Center for Bioethics, UNC Office of Human Research Ethics and the NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute

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