The USIDNET Cell Repository, part of the US Immunodeficiency Network, provides a resource of DNA and functional lymphoid cells obtained from patients with various primary immunodeficiency diseases.
Main Areas of Focus
- To provide researchers with DNA and functional lymphoid cells from patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases
- To stimulate research to increase understanding of these orphan diseases and to promote development of new treatments
- DNA and cell repository
- Physicians or patients can contribute cell samples to the repository.
Who Can Use This Resource
- Materials in the collection are available at modest cost to qualified investigators in academic and commercial organizations.
How To Get Started
- Requestors are required to complete a Statement of Research Intent briefly describing their proposed use of materials obtained from the Repository and must sign an Assurance agreeing to conditions established by USIDNET for distribution of samples from its collection.
- Requestors wishing to obtain additional clinical data specific to individual samples in the Repository collection must make a separate application for that information to the Registry.