9(4) Dec17: Governance of Biobanking in Biomedical Research

We are pleased to present our volume 9, issue 4 (December 2017), the final issue for this calendar year, on the theme of “Governance of Biobanking in Biomedical Research”, guest edited by Calvin W. L. Ho and Karel Caals.

In this issue, various papers highlight pertinent issues that were discussed at our International ABR Research Conference on the same theme from 24 to 26 May 2017. All of them reflect ongoing discussions on the subject, across and beyond the Asia-Pacific region.

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Calvin W. L. Ho and Karel Caals
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0041-9

Re: Protecting Patients’ Interests while being Fair to Doctors—Finding a Healthy Balance
Kanny Ooi
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0036-6

What Does It Mean to Take an Ethics+ Approach to Global Biobank Governance?
Graeme Laurie
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0030-z

Globalisation and the Ethics of Transnational Biobank Networks
Lisa Dive, Paul Mason, Edwina Light, Ian Kerridge, Wendy Lipworth
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0034-8

Biobanking for human microbiome research: promise, risks, and ethics
Yonghui Ma, Hua Chen, Ruipeng Lei, Jianlin Ren
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0033-9

Legitimacy, Trust and Stakeholder Engagement: Biobanking in South Africa
Keymanthri Moodley
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0035-7

A Ten-Year Retrospective Analysis of Consent for the Donation of Residual Human Tissue in a Singapore Healthcare Institution: Reflections on Governance
Tuck Wai Chan, Calvin Wai-Loon Ho
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0040-x

Rethinking Informed Consent in Biobanking and Biomedical Research: a Taiwanese Aboriginal Perspective and the Implementation of Group Consultation
Chih-hsing Ho
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0037-5

Ethical and Regulatory Considerations on Biobanking in the Republic of Korea
Hannah Kim, Sumin Kim, Soo Jin Hong, So Yoon Kim
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0039-3

Biobanks: Will the Idea Change Indian Life?
Athira P. S. Nair
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0032-x

Sharing Individual-Level Health Research Data: Experiences, Challenges and a Research Agenda
Phaik Yeong Cheah, Nicholas P. J. Day, Michael Parker, Susan Bull
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0029-5

A Scientific and Socioeconomic Review of Betel Nut Use in Taiwan with Bioethical Reflections
Joseph Tham, Geoffrey Sem, Eugene Sit, Michael Cheng-tek Tai
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0028-6

Report: Who Owns Your Body?
Terry S. H. Kaan
DOI: 10.1007/s41649-017-0031-y

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