We Know What You Agreed To, Don’t We? – New Open Access Publication

10. January 2023|General, gICS, Projects, Publications|

Researchers are aware of a consent’s importance, because informed consents are THE basis for study participation in research projects, if not otherwise regulated by law. Any incorrectly filled-in consent is invalid and inevitably leads to the participant’s exclusion from the study and loss of data for the research. The article highlights paper-based consent forms, [...]

New TMF publication (in collaboration with the University Medicine Greifswald) available: Data Privacy in European Medical Research

12. February 2021|General, Projects, Publications|

In order to answer legal and practice-relevant questions conclusively with regard to applicable legislation, the University Medicine Greifswald commissioned a legal opinion from Dierks+Company using comprehensive and concrete questions related to the GDPR and national legislation. In order to provide maximum support for national and international cooperation projects, it has been written in English [...]

NAPKON: The DZHK Trusted Third Party supports national COVID19 research

5. January 2021|General, Projects|

The many years of experience gathered by the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) with regards to data protection compliant acquisition of clinical data, diagnostic images and samples are now also being used for the German Covid-19 research. The DZHK provides its research platform for the National Pandemic Cohort Network (NAPKON) until spring 2021. [...]