Welcome LBD Study staff, coordinators, and PIs. This section encompasses study specific tools and resources for PDBP Study IDs 229, 231, 232, 233, and 283. If you have any questions, comments, or new ideas please contact biosend@iu.edu or by phone directlyat (317)278-0594.

Specimen Table

Cohort Population Genomic DNA RNA Plasma Serum CSF
LBD Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) or high likelihood LBD subtype of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)

Study Resources

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the LBD 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.

LBD Kit Request System

LBD Manual of Procedures

The below downloadable manual was created specifically for the LBD 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.

DLBC (PDBP Study ID 233) Manual of Procedures
LBD Studies 231, 232, and 229 Manual of Procedures
LBD Emory (PDBP Study ID 283) Manual of Procedures

LBD Training Slides

These slides correspond to BioSEND LBD protocol training that took place on November 7th, 2016. Refresher training is available upon request by contacting biosend@iu.edu.

DLBC (PDBP Study ID 233) Training Slides
LBD Studies 231, 232, and 229 Training Slides
LBD Emory (PDBP Study ID 283) Training Slides

LBD Training Videos

LBD Site Listing

  • Cleveland Clinic

  • University of Pennsylvania

  • University of California San Diego

  • Florida Atlantic University

  • RUSH University

  • University of North Carolina

  • Thomas Jefferson University

  • University of Pittsburgh

  • VA-Puget Sound Health Care System/University of Washington

  • Harvard University

  • Cleveland Clinic

  • University of Michigan

  • Columbia University