Sweden prepares for vote on introduction of biobank law
This article was originally published in Clinica
Sweden is pressing ahead with plans to introduce a law on biobanks, centres that will store biological material from human beings. Ahead of a parliamentary vote on the law schedule for May 16, the government and the parliamentary committee for social affairs are keen to establish regulations on who may have access to human tissue stored in biobanks. Tissue taken during routine medical procedures that is kept for under two months would not be stored in a biobank, the government says
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