Name of bioresource/bank

South West Dementia Brain Bank (SWDBB)

Name of Principal Investigator
Title Professor
First name Seth
Last name Love
Address of institution where award is held
Institution University of Bristol
Street Address Bristol
City BS16 1LE
Postcode John James Laboratories, Day Hospital, Frenchay Hospital
Country
  • United Kingdom
  • Website

    http://www.bris.ac.uk/clinicalsciencenorth/dementia/links/swdbb/

    Contact email (e.g. manager or coordinator)

    Laura.e.palmer@bristol.ac.uk

    Funding source

    BRACE, James Tudor Foundation, John James Bristol Foundation, Alzheimer’s Society, Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK), Bristish Heart Foundation (BHF), NHS Research and Innovation

    Q1 What conditions does your resource cover?
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Q2a What DNA collection does your resources hold?
  • 101-1000 donors
  • Q2b What cell lines does your resource hold?
  • 1-50 distinct cell lines
  • Q2c What tissue (including post-mortem tissue) does your resource hold?
  • 101-1000 donors
  • Q3 Are human tissues/samples/DNA from
  • Living donors:blood
  • Post-mortem donors: brain
  • 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:
  • Routinely collected as medical records
  • Q6 In what form are samples supplied?
  • Secondary samples:(derivatives of primary samples)
  • Primary samples: Supplied fresh
  • Primary Samples: Stabilised samples (frozen or fixed)
  • Secondary samples:(derivatives of primary samples)
  • Secondary samples: DNA
  • Secondary samples: RNA
  • Secondary samples: protein extracts
  • 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 independent of collaboration with PI
  • Access Committee mechanism
  • Local/ regional access
  • National access
  • International access
  • Access for pilot studies permitted
  • Resource has own ethics approval so usually no need for separate external ethics approval
  • Apply to PI or co-ordinator at resource
    Types: Biobanks
    Member States: N/A
    Diseases: N/A
    Years: 2011
    Database Categories: N/A
    Database Tags: N/A

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