Posts Tagged 'good practices'
Medical staff’s role in biospecimen procurement is a key factor for the development and conduct of this field. Yet, it often ramains largely misread. Biospecimens are being largely recognized as a crucial element for developing biomarker-based, targeted therapies and diagnostics. While essential to biomedical research advancement, biospecimen procurement is also a complex process involving the…Read More
Novel therapies are moving away from the “one size fits all” concept and are working towards a patient-tailored precision therapy approach 1. Since this transition relies on patient-derived biosamples, it has strongly reshaped the field of biobanking and biospecimens procurement 2,3. The importance of studying both liquid and solid human bioproducts lies within the samples’…Read More
While peripheral blood and its precious sub-components are gaining growing attention from the biomedical research field, an increasing body of evidence 1,2 shows that even small changes in the pre-analytical conditions may affect sample quality and integrity. These observations drive the urgent need for establishing good practices and unified protocols for blood sample collection,…Read More