Welcome EpiBioS4Rx 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
EpiBioS4Rx Patients who have experienced a traumatic brain injury

Study Resources

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the EpiBioS4Rx 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.

EpiBioS4Rx Kit Request System

EpiBioS4Rx 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 to Claire Wegel at biosend@iu.edu or 317-278-0594 for further clarification.

EpiBioS4Rx Manual of Procedures

EpiBioS4Rx 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

EpiBioS4Rx Site Listing

  • Columbia University

  • Johns Hopkins University

  • Mass General Hospital / Harvard

  • Phoenix Childrens’ Hospital

  • Royal Melbourne

  • UC Davis

  • UCLA

  • University of Cambridge

  • University of Cincinnati

  • University of Miami

  • University of Pennsylvania

  • University of Pittsburgh MC

  • Yale University

Shipping Schedule 2022

The EpiBioS4Rx study designates one week each quarter for shipments of samples to BioSEND. Domestic sites should plan to ship between Monday and Wednesday of the designated week. International sites should ship on Monday, only. See table below.

EpiBioS4Rx Quarterly Shipping Schedule for 2022
2nd full week of January, April, July, October
Domestic (USA) International
Q1 1/10/2022 - 1/12/2022   January 10
Q2 4/11/2022 - 4/14/2022   April 11
Q3 7/11/2022 - 7/14/2022   July 11
Q4 10/10/2022 - 10/12/2022   October 10

Please contact BioSEND if you need to send samples outside the shipping window.