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Laboratory specimens and genetic privacy: evolution of legal theory.
|Title||Laboratory specimens and genetic privacy: evolution of legal theory.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Journal||The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics|
|Volume||41 Suppl 1|
|Date Published||2013 Mar|
Although laboratory specimens are an important resource for biomedical research, controversy has arisen when research has been conducted without the knowledge or consent of the individuals who were the source of the specimens. This paper summarizes the most important litigation regarding the research use of laboratory specimens and traces the evolution of legal theory from property claims to claims related to genetic privacy interests.
|Alternate Journal||J Law Med Ethics|