Welcome LBD 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
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

Study Specific Sample Notification Forms

Please use the below downloadable form to collect information on subject demographics, collection, and processing. We ask that all completed forms be emailed to 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)

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.

LBD 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.

LBD 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