Welcome SPARX3 Study staff, coordinators, and PIs. 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 Plasma Whole Blood
SPARX3 PD Cases

Study Resources

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the SPARX3 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.

SPARX3 Kit Request System

Study Specific Sample Notification Forms

Please use the below downloadable form to collect information on specimen patient, subject 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)
Sample Record and Shipment Notification Form (xlsx)

SPARX3 Manual of Procedures

The below downloadable manual was created specifically for the SPARX3 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.

SPARX3 Manual of Procedures

SPARX3 Training Slides

These slides correspond to BioSEND SPARX3 protocol training. Refresher training is available upon request by contacting biosend@iu.edu.

New Coordinator Training Slides

SPARX3 Site Listing

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • University of Southern California

  • University of California, San Francisco

  • University of Colorado, Denver

  • University of Florida

  • Emory University

  • Northwestern University

  • Rush University Medical Center

  • Iowa State University

  • Louisiana State University

  • Boston University (Charles River Campus)

  • University of Michigan

  • University of Minnesota

  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester

  • Washington University St. Louis

  • New York University Langone Health

  • Columbia University Medical Center

  • University of Cincinnati

  • Cleveland Clinic

  • Ohio Health

  • Kent State University

  • Oregon Health & Science University

  • University of Pennsylvania

  • University of Pittsburgh

  • University of Texas Medical Brand

  • University of Utah

  • University of Virginia

  • University of Alberta

  • Wildred Laurier University of Canada