Welcome CARE4Kids staff, coordinators, and PIs. This section encompasses study specific tools and resources for your reference. If you have any questions or comments, please contact at biosend@iu.edu or by phone directly at (317) 278-0594.

Specimen Table

Cohort Population Genomic DNA RNA Plasma
C4Kids Children (ages 11-18) with concussions

Study Resources

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the CARE4Kids 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.

CARE4Kids Kits

Specimen Collection and Processing Form

Please use the below link to access the collect information on specimen, subject demographics, and collection. We respectfully ask that all completed forms be emailed (biosend@iu.edu) prior to shipment. We also ask that all shipments include a hard copy of each sample form.

Specimen Collection and Processing Form

Manual of Procedures

The below downloadable manual was created specifically for the SBPD 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 Claire Wegel (317-278-6158) for further clarification.

Manual of Procedures

Training Slides

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

Training Slides

Site Listing

  • University of Rochester

  • University of Texas Southwestern

  • Wake Forest University

  • Seattle Children’s Hospital

  • University of California Los Angeles

  • Children’s National Hospital