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Biobanking: Developing Smart, Sustainable and Ethically Compliant Biorepositories for the Future

出版商 CBR Pharma Insights 商品編碼 348173
出版日期 內容資訊 英文 118 Pages
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生物銀行:建立一個智能,可持續和符合道德標準生物材料資源庫(Biorepository)的未來 Biobanking: Developing Smart, Sustainable and Ethically Compliant Biorepositories for the Future
出版日期: 2015年12月02日 內容資訊: 英文 118 Pages







  • 設計
  • 分類
  • 用途
  • 經濟課題
    • 成本管理策略
    • 成本回收策略
    • 基本的模式與推薦


  • 人口為基礎的
  • 疾病為基礎的
  • 樣品採取別
  • 藥物研發及藥物開發中生物銀行所扮演的角色
  • 生物銀行和臨床實驗




  • 樣品採取和保管
  • 轉移
  • 資料處理軟體


  • 目前技術性,倫理性,法律上的課題
  • 醫療上巨量資料的機會
  • 巨量資料技術的整合


  • Informed consent的問題


  • 目前課題
  • 生物檢體和資料的共享相關之國際原則
  • 倫理和法律規章案例研究
  • 生物銀行上智慧財產權的機會


  • 生物銀行協調的影響
  • 目前協調問題
  • 生物銀行協調上日本的配合
  • Global Alliance for Genomics and Health的協調措施


Product Code: GBI063CBR


GBI Research's latest report, "Biobanking: Developing Smart, Sustainable and Ethically Compliant Biorepositories for the Future" discusses fundamental concepts in biobanking and recent technology advancements in the field. The report also describes ethical and regulatory concerns in biobanking as well as the economic challenges and opportunities surrounding this industry. Furthermore, this report provides strategic recommendations on how to overcome some of the most critical economic, technological and ethical challenges facing this fast-growing sector.

Biobanks collect human biospecimens and associated data for medical-scientific research, and organize samples and data in a systematic way for use by others. The importance of biobanks lies in determining the most effective way to store that information and make it available when required. Biobanks may collect different samples from diseased or healthy individuals in various settings. The integration of novel tools such as big data techniques, coupled with the increasing industry need for high-quality biospecimens for research, will lead to expanding biospecimen collections, ultimately resulting in the growth of this sector. Biobanks currently exist on every continent with most located in North America, followed by Europe. Australia has the highest number of biobanks in the Asia-Pacific region whilst India has the highest number of biobanks, when considering the developing economies only.

The development of a biobank depends upon people's willingness to donate their samples for research and to agree to sample storage. The participation and support of the public is therefore of crucial importance as their attitude towards biobanking activities will determine the success of many of these organizations.


  • What are the fundamentals of biobanking?
  • How can biobanks be classified and what are their different applications in healthcare?
  • What are the economic challenges faced by biobanks and how can these be overcome?
  • What are the most recent technology advancements in biobanking?
  • What role does biobanking play in drug discovery and clinical trials?
  • How are biobanks distributed geographically?
  • What are the prospects of Big Data and associated technologies within biobanking?
  • What are the technological and legal challenges?
  • What are the main healthcare opportunities that can be leveraged?
  • What is the public attitude towards various biobanking activities?
  • What are the challenges in obtaining informed consent from donors and what strategies can biobanks adopt to overcome these challenges?
  • What are the current ethical and regulatory challenges in biobanking?
  • What is the role and importance of the international charter of principles for data sharing between biobanks?
  • What are the main intellectual property right opportunities and challenges within biobanking? How can biobanks overcome these challenges and mitigate potential risks?
  • What is the need for process harmonization between biobanks?

Key Reasons to Purchase

This report will allow you to -

  • Gain insights in the biobanking industry: This report describes fundamental concepts in biobanking, biobank classification as well as economic, technological and ethical challenges surrounding these organizations. Learn how biobanks can overcome these challenges through best practice guidelines and strategic recommendations.
  • Understand the role of biobanks in research and development: This report demonstrates the relationship between biobanks and R&D groups.
  • Gain analysis on the distribution of biobanks in key regions and countries: This includes detailed analysis on the number of biobanks within each of the key regions and countries.
  • Review and assess recent advances in biobanking technologies: This includes technology innovations in specimen collection, storage, temperature maintenance, consumables, data handling, transportation of biospecimens, and the integration of big data technologies in biobanking activities.
  • Understand public views on biobanking activities: Learn about the various public concerns on biobanking, their attitude towards research, and how consent issues can be addressed through novel frameworks and technology adoption.
  • Assess ethics, regulations, and harmonization needs in biobanking: This in-depth report provides analysis on ethical, regulatory and harmonization requirements in the biobanking sector.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals of Biobanking
    • Designing Biobanks
    • Classification of Biobanks
    • Applications of Biobanks
    • Economic Challenges faced by Biobanks
      • Cost-Control Strategies for Biobanks
      • Cost-Recovery Strategies for Biobanks
      • Funding Models and Recommendations for Biobanks
  • Biobank Characterization by Type
    • Population-based Biobanks
    • Disease-Based Biobanks
    • Biobanks Based on Type of Sample Collections
    • Role of Biobanks in Drug Discovery and Development
    • Biobanking and Clinical Trials
  • Regional Presence of Biobanks
  • Selected Biobank Profiles
  • Advances in Biobanking Technologies and Solutions
    • Specimen Collection and Storage
    • Transport of Specimens
    • Data Handling Software
  • Big Data
    • Current Technological, Ethical and Legal challenges
    • Big Data Opportunities in Healthcare
    • Integration of Big Data Technologies
  • Public Attitudes Towards Biobanking
    • Informed consent challenges
      • Informed Consent Strategies for Biobanks
  • Ethics and Regulations in Biobanking
    • Current Challenges
    • International Charter of Principles for Sharing Biospecimens and Data
    • Ethics and Regulations Case Studies
    • Intellectual Property Opportunities for Biobanks
      • IPRs Challenges and Risks for Biobanks
      • IPR Strategies and Recommendations for Biobanks
  • Procedure and Regulatory Harmonization for the Biobanking Industry
    • Harmonization Impact on Biobanks
    • Current Harmonization Challenges
    • Japan's Initiative in Harmonizing Biobanks
    • Harmonization Initiative by Global Alliance for Genomics and Health
  • Bibliography
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