Name of bioresource/bank

Newcastle Brain Tissue Resource

Name of Principal Investigator
Title Dr
First name Chris
Last name Morris
Address of institution where award is held
Institution Institute of Ageing and Health, Newcastle University
Street Address Campus for Ageing and Vitality
City Newcastle upon Tyne
Postcode NE4 5PL
Country
  • United Kingdom
  • Website

    http://www.ncl.ac.uk/iah/campus/facilities/nbtr/

    Contact email (e.g. manager or coordinator)

    d.j.lett@ncl.ac.uk

    Funding source

    MRC, National Institute for Health Research, Brains for Dementia Research( Funded by AS & ART)

    Q1 What conditions does your resource cover?
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Prion disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Motor neurone diseases
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Neurodegenerative disease in general
  • Q2a What DNA collection does your resources hold?
  • 101-1000 donors
  • Q2b What cell lines does your resource hold?
  • None
  • Q2c What tissue (including post-mortem tissue) does your resource hold?
  • 1001-5000 donors
  • 1001-5000 donors
  • Q3 Are human tissues/samples/DNA from
  • Living donors:blood
  • Living donors: DNA
  • Post-mortem donors: brain
  • Post-mortem donors: spinal cord
  • Post-mortem donors: other (specify)
  • 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
  • Routinely collected as medical records
  • Q6 In what form are samples supplied?
  • Primary Samples: Stabilised samples (frozen or fixed)
  • Primary samples: Supplied fresh
  • Primary Samples: Stabilised samples (frozen or fixed)
  • Secondary samples: plasma
  • Secondary samples: DNA
  • 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?
  • Access Committee mechanism
  • National access
  • International access
  • Access to industry
  • Access for pilot studies permitted
  • Resource has own ethics approval so usually no need for separate external ethics approval
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    Member States: N/A
    Diseases: N/A
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