Name of bioresource/bank

Scottish National Tissue Collection [under development]

Name of Principal Investigator
Title Dr
First name Alan
Last name McNair
Address of institution where award is held
Institution Chief Scientist Office
Street Address St Andrew’s House, Regent Rd
City Edinburgh
Postcode EH1 3DG
Country
  • United Kingdom
  • Website

    http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/cso

    Contact email (e.g. manager or coordinator)

    alan.mcnair@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

    Funding source

    Chief Scientist Office

    Q1 What conditions does your resource cover?
  • 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?
  • Above 5000 donors
  • Q3 Are human tissues/samples/DNA from
  • Living donors:blood
  • Living donors: blood derivatives
  • Living donors: peripheral nerve biopsy
  • Living donors: skeletal muscle biopsy
  • Living donors: cerebro-spinal fluid
  • Living donors: other non-neural tissue such as lymph nodes
  • Q4 Are tissues/samples/DNA from
  • 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
  • Primary Samples: Stabilised samples (frozen or fixed)
  • Primary Samples: Stabilised samples (frozen or fixed)
  • Secondary samples:(derivatives of primary samples)
  • 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?
  • Local/ regional access
  • National access
  • International access
  • Access to industry
  • 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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