The HTA licenses organisations that store human tissue for research. This website explains how and why people donate their tissue for research.
Medical Research Council
This section on the MRC website contains information about stem cell research.
The UK Biobank website contains information about biobanking, research studies and taking part in research.
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics
Human bodies: donation for medicine and research - guidance to help people consider donation, both for treatment of others and for scientific research.
You may also be interested in our Medical Research Resources.