Pubication (May 2017) on the need for traceability for all human biospecimen

Book Chapter - The role of Biobanks in Biomarker validation

Chapter 3 - Introduction: The Cardinal Role of Biobanks and Human Biospecimen Collections in Biomarker Validation: Issues Impeding Impact of Biomarker Research Outcomes (Read more - click on the link)

Article - Nature Medicine - Finding ways to improve the use of biobanks - July 2013

A recent news story in Nature Medicine (19, 253, 2013) proposed a number of solutions to the problem of sample underuse in biospecimen repositories, but the article failed to address one imporant source of underuse: the lack of access to biobank resources by reserachers working in the biomedical industry. (Read more - click on the link)