The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of the regulations and ethical issues surrounding the collection and use of human biomaterials for research. It will provide a background to the Human Tissue Act 2004 and what has changed for researchers since it became law, information about what regulatory approvals are required, and also about centralised tissue banking. The course will also provide a forum for the discussion of the interesting ethical issues surrounding the use of human tissue, associated clinical data, and research findings.
Who is the course for?
Biomedical and Clinical Researchers
Research & Development
Lunch and registration from 12.15pm
Close at 4.30pm.
From 4.30pm - 5.00pm there will be an optional tour of the Human Biomaterials Resource Centre
Centre for Professional Development, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
Is this course accredited?
The Royal College of Pathologists has approved this course for 4 CPD credits
Students - £50.00
Staff / NHS - £75.00
External / Commercial - £150.00
Fee includes lunch and refreshments.
How to apply
Register for this course online using a credit or debit card.
If you wish to pay using an alternative method please contact the CPD office at the email address below
For further information, please contact the CPD office
Tel: 0121 414 8606