Guidelines and ethics

The usage of patient material for biomedical research at the AMC is regulated by the following guidelines:

1. Code of conduct for responsible use of tissues and cells (FEDERA 2011, pdf)

2. Oprichting en beheer van biobanken binnen het AMC (AMC 2015, pdf)

Collecting clinical data, images, and/or patient material for biobanks requires permission by AMC’s BiobankToetsingsCommissie - for procedures and forms, see the webpage of the BTC - and informed consent by the donor.