Name of bioresource/bank

DNA bank of neurodegenerative disease cases

Name of Principal Investigator
Title Prof.
First name Maria
Last name Barcikowska
Address of institution where award is held
Institution Medical Research Center Polish Academy of Sciences
Street Address 5 Pawinski str.
City Warsaw
Postcode 02-106
Country
  • Poland
  • Website

    www.cmdik.pan.pl

    Contact email (e.g. manager or coordinator)

    mariab@cmdik.pan.pl

    Funding source

    Governmental grants

    Q1 What conditions does your resource cover?
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Neurodegenerative disease in general
  • Q2a What DNA collection does your resources hold?
  • 1001-5000 donors
  • Q2b What cell lines does your resource hold?
  • None
  • Q2c What tissue (including post-mortem tissue) does your resource hold?
  • 1-100 donors
  • Q3 Are human tissues/samples/DNA from
  • Living donors:blood
  • Living donors: DNA
  • 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:
  • 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?
  • Collection ongoing
  • 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
    Types: Biobanks
    Member States: N/A
    Diseases: N/A
    Years: 2011
    Database Categories: N/A
    Database Tags: N/A

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