Re: returning tissue blocks to relatives

From:denise M m Long-Woodward <>

DNA for cloning????

On Thu, 31 May 2001 08:58:44 -0400 "Dr. Allen A. Smith"
<> writes:
> I am disturbed by the suggestion from the U.K. that tissue blocks 
> from
> autopsies be returned to relatives of the deceased.
> I cannot see what use the tissue blocks from an autopsy would be to
> relatives.
> Taking them out of the pathology lab system seems to be a formula 
> for ending
> all academic research in human pathology.
> Allen A. Smith, Ph.D.
> School of Graduate Medical Sciences
>    Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
> Barry University
> Miami Shores, Florida

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