Two pivotal projects help enable success of IU Precision Health Initiative

Thanks to two important projects, IU School of Medicine, IU Health and the patients they serve will get to experience the full potential of IU’s Grand Challenge Precision Health Initiative: the universal consent and integrated biobank projects...

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Indiana Biobank is the central repository for all IU COVID-19 related research samples

The Indiana University Institutional Review Board (IRB) has recommended the Indiana Biobank serve as the centralized collection and storage repository for all COVID-19 related sample banking taking place at IU Health, Eskenazi Health and IU School of Medicine...

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Indiana Biobank’s Role in Coordination of Sample Collection from COVID-19 Patients

The Indiana Biobank has been designated as the central resource coordinating COVID-19 research specimen collection for the School of Medicine. Researchers submitting sample collection protocols to the IRB may be requested to collaborate with the Indiana Biobank rather than approaching patients individually for specimen collection...

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Indiana Biobank seeking blood from recovered COVID-19 patients

Indiana Biobank is seeking blood donations from Hoosiers who have recovered from COVID-19. The hope is those samples will aid in the fight against the disease...

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Research consent team finding new ways to connect with patients during pandemic

When the IU Precision Health Consent Program started in 2018, research assistants met with patients in person to ask if they would be willing to donate an extra vial of blood as part of a regularly scheduled blood draw...

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IU Precision Health Consent team finding new ways to connect with patients during ongoing pandemic

When the IU Precision Health Consent program started in 2018, research assistants met with patients in-person to ask if they would be willing to donate an extra vial of blood as part of a regularly scheduled blood draw...

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COVID-negative control samples available for research

The Indiana Biobank, part of the Indiana CTSI, has recently started managing a set of plasma and serum samples and is making them available for researchers in need of control samples for COVID-related studies...

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Recovered COVID-19 patients willing to be contacted for research

The Indiana Biobank, part of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI), and the Indiana CTSI subject recruitment office have started a registry of people who have recovered from COVID-19 and would be willing to participate in research...

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School seeking blood donations from people recovered from COVID-19

IU School of Medicine is asking all Indiana residents who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate blood for research designed to improve testing, develop treatments and better understand the resulting health complications from the disease...

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Recovered COVID-19 patients encouraged to donate blood to Indiana Biobank

The Indiana University School of Medicine is asking for Hoosiers who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate blood for research...

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