Welcome PDBP Study staff, coordinators, and PI’s. This section encompasses study specific tools and resources for your reference. If you have any questions, comments, or new ideas please contact biosend@iu.edu or by phone directly at (317)278-0594.

Specimen Table

Cohort Population Genomic DNA RNA Plasma Serum CSF Whole Blood Urine Saliva (Passive Drool)
PDBP PD and PD-like Cases, Controls

Study Resources

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the PDBP Kit Request Module. This link will direct you to a REDCap database where study coordinators and staff may request kits, individual supplies, and/or labels. Please allow a total of two weeks for kit requests to be compiled and delivered to your site.

PDBP Kit Request System

Study Specific Sample Notification Forms

Please use the below downloadable form to collect information on specimen patientsubject demographics, collection, and processing. We respectfully ask that all completed forms be emailed (biosend@iu.edu) or faxed (317-278-1100) prior to shipment. If you complete the form on the website, you can choose to have it emailed automatically to us. We also ask that all shipments include a hard copy of each sample form.

Sample Record and Shipment Notification Form (pdf)
Sample Record and Shipment Notification Form (xlsx)

PDBP Manual of Procedures

The below downloadable manual was created specifically for the PDPB study. Please feel free to explore the manual through the hyperlinked ‘Table of Contents’. Questions concerning any part of the manual may be directed at to Scott Kaiser (317-278-0594) for further clarification.

PDBP Manual of Procedures

PDBP Training Slides

These slides correspond to BioSEND PDPB protocol training. Refresher training is available upon request by contacting biosend@iu.edu.

New Coordinator Training Slides

PDBP Site Listing

  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Michigan
  • Penn State College of Medicine
  • UT Southwestern
  • University of Florida
  • University of Washington
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Beth Israel Medical Center (Mt. Sinai)