Name of bioresource/bank

Cambridge Brain Bank (CBB)

Name of Principal Investigator
Title Peter
First name Collins
Last name Professor
Address of institution where award is held
Institution Addenbrookes Hospital,Histopathology , Box 235
Street Address Hills Road
City Cambridge
Postcode CB2 0QQ
Country
  • United Kingdom
  • Website

    www.cuh.org.uk/research/public/public_index.html

    Contact email (e.g. manager or coordinator)
    Funding source

    NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre

    Q1 What conditions does your resource cover?
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Motor neurone diseases
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Motor neurone diseases
  • Prion disease
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)
  • Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
  • Neurodegenerative disease in general
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Q2a What DNA collection does your resources hold?
  • 1-100 donors
  • Q2b What cell lines does your resource hold?
  • None
  • Q2c What tissue (including post-mortem tissue) does your resource hold?
  • 1001-5000 donors
  • Q3 Are human tissues/samples/DNA from
  • Post-mortem donors: other (specify)
  • Post-mortem donors: brain
  • Post-mortem donors: spinal cord
  • Q4 Are tissues/samples/DNA from
  • Healthy individuals/control donors
  • Patients
  • Q5 Can samples be linked to clinical (phenotypic) information and if so, is this information:
  • In a specific study-associated dataset
  • Collected as part of a specific clinical trial(s)
  • Q6 In what form are samples supplied?
  • Primary samples: Supplied fresh
  • Primary Samples: Stabilised samples (frozen or fixed)
  • Secondary samples:(derivatives of primary samples)
  • Secondary samples: plasma
  • Secondary samples: RNA
  • Secondary samples: protein extracts
  • Secondary samples: cell lines derived from primary samples
  • Q7 Are biomarkers/analytes/biological characteristics already measured and the information available for your samples?
  • No
  • Q8 What is the status of your tissue/sample/DNA collection?
  • Collection ongoing
  • Q9 What are the rules and procedures for access?
  • Access Committee mechanism
  • Local/ regional access
  • National access
  • International access
  • Access to industry
  • Access for pilot studies permitted
  • Applicant needs to provide separate external ethics approval
    Types: Biobanks
    Member States: N/A
    Diseases: N/A
    Years: 2011
    Database Categories: N/A
    Database Tags: N/A

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