Name of bioresource/bank

Manchester Brain Bank

Name of Principal Investigator
First nameDavid
Last nameMann
Address of institution where award is held
InstitutionHope Hospital
Street AddressStott lane
PostcodeM6 8HD
  • United Kingdom
  • Website


    Contact email (e.g. manager or coordinator)
    Funding source

    Brains for Dementia Research (until October 2012)

    Q1 What conditions does your resource cover?
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Prion disease
  • Motor neurone diseases
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Q2a What DNA collection does your resources hold?
  • None
  • Q2b What cell lines does your resource hold?
  • None
  • Q3 Are human tissues/samples/DNA from
  • Post-mortem donors: brain
  • Q4 Are tissues/samples/DNA from
  • Healthy individuals/control donors
  • Patients
  • Q5 Can samples be linked to clinical (phenotypic) information and if so, is this information:
  • In a specific study-associated dataset
  • Q6 In what form are samples supplied?
  • Primary samples: Supplied fresh
  • Primary Samples: Stabilised samples (frozen or fixed)
  • Q7 Are biomarkers/analytes/biological characteristics already measured and the information available for your samples?
  • No
  • Q9 What are the rules and procedures for access?
  • Access independent of collaboration with PI
  • Access Committee mechanism
  • Local/ regional access
  • National access
  • International access
  • Access for pilot studies permitted
  • Access restricted to peer-reviewed work
  • Resource has own ethics approval so usually no need for separate external ethics approval
    • Types: Biobanks
      Member States: N/A
      Diseases: N/A
      Years: 2011
      Database Categories: N/A
      Database Tags: N/A

      Export as PDF