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Human Tissue Act

The College of Life Sciences Human Tissue Act Committee meets quarterly to administer the University’s Licences, promote good practice in the use of human tissue, oversee compliance with the Human Tissue Act, and provide advice and guidance to the College and the University on matters relating to the usage of human tissue and its regulation.

University of Leicester holds 2 licences:

What is relevant material?

The Human Tissue Authority defines relevant material, as any human samples that contain original cells from the human body. The HTA list of materials considered relevant from the Human Tissue Authority is available to access using the PDF link below. 

Human Tissue Bank privacy notice

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