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Available samples

Conditions for biological material access:

Biological materials are available for research projects, that have obtained approval form Central Medical Ethics Committee for compiance with ethical norms. The samples could be accessed only for research that complies with broad informed consent obtained form the participant.

To gain access to samples the Material/Data Transfer Agreement is concluded. To obtain more information about access policy contact responsible personnel of Genome Database: vigdb@biomed.lu.lv, +371 67473083 (during working hours).

Before the access specification for the requested samples need to be submitted to Genome Database responsible personnel, this should include charecteristics of study group (average age, gender proportion, diagnosis) and other critera relevant for research.

Available biological samples:

  • DNA isolated from white blood cells
  • Plasma and serum separated from whole blood
Recruitment segment
Recruitment site Number of donors Period
Research of various endocrinological disorders Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital 4683 2007 - ongoing
Population based screening program Various recruitment sites 4236 2013 - ongoing
State registry population based recruitment Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital 3807 2008 - 2009
Research of various cardiological disorders Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital 3476 2007 - 2014
Research of various oncologic disorders Oncology centre of Latvia 2798 2009 - ongoing

Research of various gastrointestinal disorders

Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital and Riga East University Hospital 2333

2008 - ongoing

Coronary heart disease study Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital 1387 2003 - 2008
Breast and colorectal cancer study Oncology centre of Latvia and Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital 884 2003 - 2008
Volunteer participants Volunteering participation 727 2008 - ongoing
Research of various venous disorders Various phlebology clinics 533 2011 - 2016
Research of tuberculosis Tuberculosis and lung disease centre 435 2014 - ongoing
Lat-Diana - type 1 diabetes patients Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital 404 2013 - ongoing
Familial hypercholesterolemia study Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital 399 2012 - ongoing
OPTIMED – longitudinal cohort of type 2 diabetes patients Various recruitment sites including hospitals, family doctors and endocrinology doctors

386

2010 - ongoing

Population based healthy volunteer donors Recruited at family doctors

277

2008 - 2009
MODY patients and family members Various recruitment sites including hospitals, family doctors and endocrinology doctors

219

2011 - 2017
Research of melanoma Oncology centre of Latvia

217

2004 - ongoing
Research of various rheumatologic disorders Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital

183

2008 - 2016
retro-OPTIMED - longitudinal cohort of type 2 diabetes patients Various recruitment sites including hospitals, family doctors and endocrinology doctors

171

2011 - 2014

Chronic lung disease study Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital

164

2010 - 2014

Grave's disease study Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital

146

2004 - 2008

Pituitary adenoma study Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital and Riga East University Hospital

288

2006 - ongoing

Essential tremor study Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital

119

2010 - 2014

Atopic dermatitis study Clinic of Dermatology Institute of Latvia

74

2007 - 2008

Pregnant women Riga Maternity House

66

2014 - 2016

Different recruitment strategies recruited less than 50 donors each Various recruitment sites including hospitals, family doctors and health care practitioners

-

2003 - ongoing

Table prepared February, 2017.