Ensuring the utility and sustainability of tissue banks: Supporting translational research in Australia through informed regulation and community engagement Grant uri icon


  • Tissue banks provide a critical resource for translational research into the causes and treatment of many diseases affecting children and adults, such as cancer.Their success and contribution to medical research depends on addressing the many unresolved and emerging challenges that impact their work. This is the first national empirical study engaging the Australian research community, legal experts tissue donors and the public about the challenges to tissue banks to inform ethico legal regulation and deliver better health care systems.

Grant ID

  • 1029929