Informed consent in the genomics era

PLoS Med. 2008 Sep 16;5(9):e192. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050192.


Matthias Wjst and colleagues argue that traditional informed consent may no longer be appropriate when dealing with long-term studies using biological material.

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic / ethics
  • Clinical Trials as Topic / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Data Collection
  • Databases, Genetic
  • Genomics / ethics*
  • Genomics / methods
  • Informed Consent / standards*
  • Research Subjects