The value of consent for biobanking

The value of consent for biobanking
News & Views
Elizabeth Bromley, Dmitry Khodyakov
Nature Human Behaviour, 23 August 2021
Excerpt
Biobanks facilitate large-scale tests of hypotheses that may advance health, but whether biobanking participants adequately comprehend the potential uses of their data should concern researchers and the public. Consent matters because it provides a singular safeguard and a participatory mechanism to influence science’s production of new forms of power…

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