At the general assembly of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunolgy (AAAAI) in San Diego Prof. Cezmi Akdis received the highest honor, the ELLIOTT MIDDLETON Memorial Lecture and Award and he gave the opening talk of the AAAAI in front of 8000 participants.
Certification by the Swiss Biobanking Platform – VITA-Label
Building up a proper Governance through accountable mechanisms is key to foster trustworthiness and the pre-requisite for the appropriate use of biological resources. Our CK-CARE Biobank has recently been awarded by Swiss Biobanking Platform (SBP) with the VITA Label, which demonstrates compliance with the applicable legal and ethical framework. This labelling approach is part of our long-term strategy to strengthen biobanking practices and provide high-quality samples to the research community.