Name of bioresource/bank
DNA bank of neurodegenerative disease cases
Name of Principal Investigator
Address of institution where award is held
|Institution||Medical Research Center Polish Academy of Sciences|
|Street Address||5 Pawinski str.|
Contact email (e.g. manager or coordinator)
Q1 What conditions does your resource cover?
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
Neurodegenerative disease in general
Q2a What DNA collection does your resources hold?
Q2b What cell lines does your resource hold?
Q2c What tissue (including post-mortem tissue) does your resource hold?
Q3 Are human tissues/samples/DNA from
Living donors: DNA
Post-mortem donors: brain
Post-mortem donors: spinal cord
Q4 Are tissues/samples/DNA from
Healthy individuals/control donors
Q5 Can samples be linked to clinical (phenotypic) information and if so, is this information:
Not linked to clinical information
Routinely collected as medical records
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: DNA
Secondary samples: protein extracts
Q7 Are biomarkers/analytes/biological characteristics already measured and the information available for your samples?
In a few samples
Q8 What is the status of your tissue/sample/DNA collection?
Q9 What are the rules and procedures for access?
Apply to PI or co-ordinator at resource
Resource has own ethics approval so usually no need for separate external ethics approval