Global Genes, Local Concerns: Legal, Ethical and Scientific Challenges in International Biobanking

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Publication Date: 2019 ISBN: 978 1 78811 618 3 Extent: 304 pp

Global Genes, Local Concerns
Legal, Ethical, and Scientific Challenges in International Biobanking
Edited by Timo Minssen, Janne R Herrmann and Jens Schovsbo
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.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages304
ISBN (Print)978 1 78811 618 3
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2019

    Research areas

  • Faculty of Law - Biobanking, law, ethics, management, policy, intellectual property

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