Ethics vote

The HUB has been rated positively by the ethics committee.

The ethics vote of the HUB confirms the ethical and legal harmlessness according to the evaluation basis of research-related biobanks of the working group of medical ethics commissions (AKMEK).

Data protection in the HUB:

  • Data protection concept
  • Pseudonymization of the samples
  • Data security   to protect patients.
  • Patient Consent form harmonized with ethicists and lawyers from MHH and Leibniz Universität Hannover.
  • Template for informed consent concerning the donation, storage, and utilization of biological materials as well as collecting, processing, and usage of (related) data in biobanks (recommended by AKMEK)