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)