Nalin Thakker

Associate Vice President, and Non-Executive Director/Member of Audit Committee
University of Manchester/Health Research Authority


11:55 AM Consent in Europe: An Open Discussion

  • Address the challenges associated with the lack of a single, European wide regulation of biomedical research using human samples and data
  • Analyse the various national legal variations
  • Discuss the legislative frameworks that apply to biobanking activities to identify differences in legal
  • requirements between the BioSHaRE EU project countries (Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom)
  • Decipher applicable legal provisions within each national legal framework
  • Start a discourse on secondary use of samples