The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (TDCC) hosted the fifth annual UK Biobanking Showcase on Tuesday 19th November.
Erinna reports on use MY data’s workshop “Patient data – balancing access and protection: All talk and no access?”. The workshop focused on identifying issues preventing timely and appropriate access to patient data – and brainstorming ways to address those impediments.
Patient data and tissue samples – benefits, barriers and concerns On 9th May, 2017, the UKCRC TDCC co-hosted the workshop ‘Patient data and tissue samples – benefits, barriers and concerns’ along with Use MY Data, Independent Cancer Patient’s Voice (ICPV) and the NCRI’s Cellular & Molecular Pathology (CM-Path) initiative. The event was a good opportunity[…]
Patient data & tissue samples – benefits, barriers & concerns This public workshop will explore the gaps and issues surrounding the use of human tissue samples for research. Co-hosted by the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre, ICPV and Use MY Data and CM-Path this event is aimed at patients, the public, researchers, biobankers and[…]
NC3Rs Workshop: Human tissue models for cancer research On 1st and 2nd of March , the UKCRC TDCC attended the NC3Rs workshop: Human tissue models for cancer research. Here, we outline the day’s events and what we learned. The first day was opened by Prof Gareth Thomas who gave a pathologists perspective, highlighting the importance[…]
Working together: Collaboration in the cancer biobanking landscape On 17th October, the UKCRC TDCC attended the Confederation of Cancer Biobanks (CCB) and CM-Path’s joint meeting ‘Working together: Collaboration in the cancer biobanking landscape’. The day was a great opportunity to bring together colleagues from throughout the UK to discuss the challenges and opportunities currently developing[…]