Biobanks in the Era of Genomic Data

Current Genetic Medicine Reports
Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2019


Counseling and Testing (C Reiser and C Walton, Section Editors)
Topical Collection
Biobanks in the Era of Genomic Data
Biobank research brings together participants, their samples and data, and researchers to provide a productive and efficient resource that advances discovery, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. This mini-review addresses the importance of governance issues regarding consent, privacy and confidentiality, data sharing, and return of results in biobanks that utilize genomic sequencing data.
Juliann Savatt, Cassandra J. Pisieczko, Yanfei Zhang