The ethical and legal problems connected with the activity of biobanks

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Jakub Pawlikowski
Jarosław Sak
Krzysztof Marczewski

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The paper presents the most significant ethical and legal problems connected with biobanks in the world. The issues brought up most frequently in this context are informed consent, commercialization, property rights and granting gene patents, the risk of discrimination, and a patient’s right to known and not to know. At the end the situation of Polish biobanks is analyzed with reference to European standards.

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Pawlikowski, Jakub, Jarosław Sak, and Krzysztof Marczewski. 2009. “The Ethical and Legal Problems Connected With the Activity of Biobanks”. Diametros, no. 19 (March):106-18. https://doi.org/10.13153/diam.19.2009.335.
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Jakub Pawlikowski, Zakład Etyki i Filozofii Człowieka Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Lublinie

dr Jakub Pawlikowski - Zakład Etyki i Filozofii Człowieka Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Lublinie

Jarosław Sak, Zakład Bioetyki, Antropologii i Ogólnej Teorii Medycyny Wyższej Szkoły Zarządzania i Administracji w Zamościu

dr Jarosław Sak - Zakład Bioetyki, Antropologii i Ogólnej Teorii Medycyny Wyższej Szkoły Zarządzania i Administracji w Zamościu

Krzysztof Marczewski, Zakład Etyki i Filozofii Człowieka Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Lublinie Zakład Bioetyki, Antropologii i Ogólnej Teorii Medycyny Wyższej Szkoły Zarządzania i Administracji w Zamościu

prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Marczewski - Zakład Etyki i Filozofii Człowieka Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Lublinie
Zakład Bioetyki, Antropologii i Ogólnej Teorii Medycyny Wyższej Szkoły Zarządzania i Administracji w Zamościu
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