Johns Hopkins Medicine

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Data and Specimens

Blood or DNA collected from ADRC subjects

Blood or DNA can be provided to investigators who submit a Specimen Request Form to the ADRC, which is subsequently approved. To obtain a copy of the Specimen Request Form, contact Dr. Esther Oh (eoh9@jhmi.edu). She can also provide documents summarizing the types of specimens that are available. The completed form should be submitted to Dr. Oh so that it can be reviewed by the ADRC Clinical Core and the ADRC Neuropathology Core.

Brain specimens collected from ADRC subjects

Brain specimens can be provided to investigators who submit a Specimen Request Form to the ADRC, which is subsequently approved. To obtain a copy of the Specimen Request Form, contact Olga Pletnikova (opletni1@jhmi.edu). She can also provide information summarizing the types of specimens that are available. The completed form should be submitted to Olga Pletnikova so that it can be reviewed by the ADRC Neuropathology Core and the ADRC Executive Committee.

Cross-sectional or Longitudinal Clinical and Cognitive Data from ADRC subjects

Data files can be provided to investigators who submit a Data Request Form to the ADRC, which is subsequently approved. To obtain a copy of the Data Request Form, contact the Clinic Coordinator, Carol Gogel (cgogel@jhmi.edu). She can also provide documents summarizing the types of clinical and cognitive data that are available. The completed form should be submitted to Carol Gogel so that it can be reviewed by the ADRC Clinical Core and the ADRC Data Management and Statistics Core.