Research and deceased persons: The secondary use of medical data and biological materials

  • Tassé A
  • Letendre M
  • Knoppers B
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The proliferation of data and the banking of biological materials collected during medical care leaves the impression that an impressive amount of re- sources are available for research. Moreover, the longevity of these re- sources often exceeds the lifetime of the persons involved. In this context, the secondary use of data and biological materials from deceased individuals raises important legal and ethical questions.

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  • Anne M. Tassé

  • Martin Letendre

  • Bartha M. Knoppers

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