Welcome MBPS 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 Plasma RNA Serum CSF Whole Blood Buffy Coat
MBPS PD and PD-like Cases, Controls

Study Resources

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the MBPS 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.

MBPS 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)

MBPS Manual of Procedures

The below downloadable manual was created specifically for the MBPS 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.

MBPS Manual of Procedures

MBPS Training Slides

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

New Coordinator Training Slides

MBPS Site Listing

  • Penn State College of Medicine