Research Using Human Tissue

Tuesday 15th November 2012


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 this course for?

• Biomedical and Clinical Researchers
• Research Governance
• Pathologists
• Research Nurses
• Clinical Analysts
• Research & Development

Lunch and registration from 12.15pm
Close at 4.30pm

Centre for Professional Development, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

Is this course accredited?

Fees and funding

Registration for this course opens on Monday 1st August 2011.
Students - £50.00
Staff / NHS - £75.00
External / Commercial - £150.00

Fee includes lunch and refreshments.

How to apply

For further information, please contact David Oram or Kirstie McAra in the Centre for Professional Development  
0121 414 8606 / 8607