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National ALS Biorepository Samples

Below are samples currently available from the National ALS Biorepository. This table will be updated quarterly and may change. If you have specific questions, please contact us at 1-855-874-6912. (Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5pm ET).

 Postmortem
In-home Sample Types
Participants =982
DNA (2µg) 907
RNA (2µg) 776
Plasma (.5ml) 883
Serum (.5 ml) 821
Whole Blood – metals free (1.8 ml) 811
Red Blood Cells (1.0 ml) 823
Buffy Coat (1.0 ml) 226
PBMCs1 23
Urine (1.8 ml) 846
Urine with Hg preservative (4.5 ml) 467
Hair 157
Nails 268
ALSStudiesClinicalTrails
Postmortem Sample Types
Participants =62
Brain 39
Spinal Cord 39
CSF2 39
Bone 39
Muscle 40
Fibroblasts 21

1 PBMCs – Peripheral blood mononuclear cells

2 CSF – Cerebrospinal fluid

* Updated as of 12/31/18

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