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Biobanks for life sciences and personalized medicine



Biobanks for life sciences and personalized medicine: importance of standardization, biosafety, biosecurity, and data management


H Müller, G Dagher, M Loibner, C Stumptner, P Kungl, K Zatloukal

Curr Opin Biotech, Vol 65, 2020, p45-51



The review by partner Med Uni Graz places special emphasis on pre-analytical procedures and international standards, which are essential to improving analytical data reliability and reproducibility, as well as on the increasing importance of data management. These requirements of biobanks are demonstrated using the example of pathogen-containing and microbiome biobanks, and refer to needs in cancer research and development.



(open access Oct 2020)