Human tissue and biological samples for use in research

Operational and ethical guidelines for Medical Research Council (MRC)-funded researchers working with human tissue and biological samples.



MRC ethics series Human Tissue and Biological Samples for Use in Research: Operational and Ethical Guidelines (PDF)

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This document is part of the MRC’s Ethics Series and sets out the expectations in the form of principles, guidelines and standards to foster good research practice in all MRC-funded research for MRC:

  • MRC units and institutes
  • university units
  • MRC centres
  • grant holders.

Page last updated: 8 November 2021

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