Personal medicine – the new banking crisis

- Nature biotechnology
Author/s: -Scott, Christopher Thomas -Caulfield, Timothy -Borgelt, Emily -Illes, Judy
Journal: Nat Biotechnol
Year: 2012
Volume: 30
Issue: 2
Pages: 141-147
Start Page: 141

As the healthcare industry moves from a twentieth century approach of providing treatments of last resort to a future of individualized medicine, biobanks will play a pivotal role in this transition. Yet at the cutting edge of biobanking research are new ethical, social and policy challenges beyond those familiar to basic biomedical research.