Name of bioresource/bank

The Thomas Willis Brain Bank

Name of Principal Investigator
Title Olaf
First name Ansorge
Last name Dr
Address of institution where award is held
Institution Department of Neuropathology
Street Address John Radcliffe Hospital
City Oxford
Postcode OX3 9DU
Country
  • United Kingdom
  • Website

    n/a

    Contact email (e.g. manager or coordinator)

    Carolyn.sloan@clneuro.ox.ac.uk

    Q1 What conditions does your resource cover?
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Prion disease
  • 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?
  • None
  • 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
  • Patients
  • Q5 Can samples be linked to clinical (phenotypic) information and if so, is this information:
  • In a specific study-associated dataset
  • Q6 In what form are samples supplied?
  • Primary samples: Supplied fresh
  • Primary Samples: Stabilised samples (frozen or fixed)
  • 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?
  • Access Committee mechanism
  • Local/ regional access
  • 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
    Types: Biobanks
    Member States: N/A
    Diseases: N/A
    Years: 2011
    Database Categories: N/A
    Database Tags: N/A

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