Biobanking of Human Biospecimens : Principles and Practice

This volume is the first comprehensive text on human biobanking, authored by scientists and regulatory officers who have led the field over the past 10 years. It covers biobanking issues and its importance in advancing the field of research in cancer, cardiovascular, metabolic, and other diseases. B...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Hainaut, Pierre (Editor), Vaught, Jim (Editor), Zatloukal, Kurt (Editor), Pasterk, Markus (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
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Table of Contents:
  • 22.   The Science of Biobanking and biospecimen research- Jim Vaught (National Cancer Institute)
  • 23.   Economics of Biobanking-Jim Vaught (National Cancer Institute)
  • 24.   Meeting Tomorrow’s Challenges: Biobanking for All (Volume Editors)
  • 11. Disease-oriented biobanks: from pathology archives to personalized medicine-Peter Riegman (Erasmus University)
  • 12. Biobanking for molecular epidemiology- J.Dillner (Helmoltz, Munich).
  • 13. Biobanking for biomarker discovery-  Jim Vaught (National Cancer Institute)
  • 14.   Biobanking in clinical trials- G. Golfinopoulos (EORTC, Belgium)
  • 15. Industrial Biobanks-(To Be Defined). 
  • 16. International biobank networks: the P3G experience-I. Fortier (McGill University)
  • 17. Networking Biobanks throughout Europe- KurtEero Vuorio (INSERM, France)
  • 18.   Biobanking networks through 5 continents  -R. Hewitt, N.  Zeps
  • 19.   Driving international convergence through evidence-based standards (Volume Editors).
  • 20. National Networking – the case of Spain- Morente Manuel  (CNIO, Madrid)
  • SECTION 4: The Future of Biobanking
  • 21. Training biobankers for the 21st century-E. Gormally (Fac Catholique, France)
  • 1. 20 years of biobanking: dawning or a new era (Volume Editors)
  • 2. Principles of cryo-preservation-Allison Hubel (University of Minnesota)
  • 3. Biobank design and infrastructure-A. Zaayenga (SmarterLab Inc)
  • 4. Minimal standards for biobank annotations-H.M. Moore (National Cancer Institute)
  • 5. Biobank governance and sustainability- M. Pasterk (IPRI, France)
  • 6. Biobanking in low resource contexts-R. Lawlor (University of Verona)
  • 7. Biosafety and biosecurity -G. D’Agnolo (Italian National Committee on Biosafety, Biotechnology and Life Sciences)
  • 8. Quality assurance and quality control in Biobanking- Di Donato (INSERM, France)
  • 9. Biocomputing for biobanks-P. Fearn (University of Washington)
  • 10.   Ethical and societal challenges for biobanks-Jane Kay (INSERM, France)