Additional Biospecimen Resources at UK

The following is a list of many of specialist biobanks on UK's campus:

 

Biobank

 

Access to Samples

Types of Samples

Data Linkage

Information and Inventory


Markey Cancer Center
 

Biospecimen and
Tissue Procurement
Shared Resource
Facility

Cancer and normal
tissues,  plasma, serum,
buffy coat, cryopreserved
cells, DNA
De-identified therapy and
outcome data through
the Kentucky Cancer Registry
MCC Biospecimen Inventory
Sanders Brown Center on Aging UK-ADC Tissue
Sample Request Form
Brain specimens (frozen
and paraffin), CSF, serum, plasma, buffy coat
Demographics, family
history, neurocognitive testing, MRI images
UK-ADC Neuropathology Core
Kentucky
Women's 
Health Registry
Biobanking
KWHR Biobanking Sample Request Form Plasma, serum, buffy coat, saliva, urine, toenails Extensive self-reported questionnaire, basic health assessment Kentucky Women's Health Registry
Center for
Muscle
Biology
Healthy
Muscle Bank
cpete4@uky.edu Skeletal muscle, fat, plasma, serum, buffy coat Demographics, basic health assessment, functional strength assessment UK Center for Muscle Biology
Adipose and
Muscle Tissue
Bank
philipkern@uky.edu Skeletal muscle, fat Demographics, basic health assessment

 

Gill Cardiovascular Biorepository Mindy.Thompson@uky.edu Frozen samples from different heart regions Linked to medical records