Name of bioresource/bank

CGPP Biobank

Name of Principal Investigator
Title MD, PhD
First name Jorge
Last name Sequeiros
Address of institution where award is held
Institution CGPP and UnIGENe – IBMC
Street Address Rua do Campo Alegre, 823
City Porto
Postcode 4150-180
Country
  • Portugal
  • Website

    www.ibmc.up.pt

    Contact email (e.g. manager or coordinator)

    jorge.sequeiros@ibmc.up.pt

    Q1 What conditions does your resource cover?
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)
  • Neurodegenerative disease in general
  • Motor neurone diseases
  • Motor neurone diseases
  • Q2a What DNA collection does your resources hold?
  • Above 5000 donors
  • Q2b What cell lines does your resource hold?
  • 1-50 distinct cell lines
  • Q3 Are human tissues/samples/DNA from
  • Living donors:blood
  • Living donors: DNA
  • Post-mortem donors: brain
  • 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:
  • Routinely collected as medical records
  • Q6 In what form are samples supplied?
  • Primary samples: Supplied fresh
  • Secondary samples: DNA
  • Secondary samples: cell lines derived from primary samples
  • Secondary samples: plasma
  • Q7 Are biomarkers/analytes/biological characteristics already measured and the information available for your samples?
  • In most samples
  • Q8 What is the status of your tissue/sample/DNA collection?
  • Collection ongoing
  • Q9 What are the rules and procedures for access?
  • Apply to PI or co-ordinator at resource
    Types: Biobanks
    Member States: N/A
    Diseases: N/A
    Years: 2011
    Database Categories: N/A
    Database Tags: N/A

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