Mayo Clinic Biobank Shows How Pathologists and Researchers Are Interacting with Patients in Biobanking Ventures

Clinical laboratories and pathologists play important roles in these efforts to collect, store, and analyze DNA. Increasingly, pathologists and clinical laboratories are playing a role in genetic research and biobanking by providing specimens. One credible example of this expanding trend is found at The Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota. Its biobank wants to gather genetic material from 20,000 participants. The biobank has already collected specimens from more than 8,300 patients who come...
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