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Biobanking

Brief overview of biobanking resources from and for the University of Michigan research community.

Definitions and About

"A biobank is a repository that stores and manages biological samples known as biospecimens for use in research." All Of Us Research Program: https://www.nih.gov/allofus-research-program/biobankBiobank.

Biobanking Guidelines

Books

Consent

Management

American Association for Tissue Banks: Standards and Regulatory

HHS: OHRP: Policy & Guidance: Issues to Consider in the Research Use of Stored Data or Tissues

NIH: NCI: Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch

NIH, NHLBI: Guidelines for Human Tissue Repository

NIH: Research Repositories, Databases, and the HIPAA Privacy Rule

NIH: Biospecimen Working Group: Guidelines for Human Biospecimen Storage and Tracking within the NIH Intramural Research Program