Challenges and Opportunities for Biomarker Validation

J Law Med Ethics. 2019 Sep;47(3):357-361. doi: 10.1177/1073110519876162.


Biomarkers can be powerful tools to guide diagnosis, treatment, and research. However, prudent use of bio-markers requires formal validation efforts. Although the data needed for biomarker validation has traditionally been hard to access, new research initiatives can ease this process.

Publication types

  • Introductory Journal Article
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Biomarkers*
  • Congresses as Topic
  • Humans
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Terminology as Topic


  • Biomarkers