Name of bioresource/bank

Edinburgh Brain Banks – Sudden Death brain bank

Name of Principal Investigator
Title Dr
First name Colin
Last name Smith
Address of institution where award is held
Institution Department of Pathology, Wilkie Building, University of Edinburgh
Street Address Teviot Place
City Edinburgh
Postcode EH8 9AG
Country
  • United Kingdom
  • Website

    https://www.wiki.ed.ac.uk/display/edinburghbrainbanks/

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

    MRC

    Q1 What conditions does your resource cover?
  • Motor neurone diseases
  • Neurodegenerative disease in general
  • Q2a What DNA collection does your resources hold?
  • None
  • Q2b What cell lines does your resource hold?
  • None
  • Q2c What tissue (including post-mortem tissue) does your resource hold?
  • 101-1000 donors
  • Q3 Are human tissues/samples/DNA from
  • 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
  • Q6 In what form are samples supplied?
  • Primary Samples: Stabilised samples (frozen or fixed)
  • Secondary samples: RNA
  • 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?
  • Apply to PI or co-ordinator at resource
  • Access Committee mechanism
  • Local/ regional access
  • National access
  • International access
  • Access to industry
  • 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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