Blood and Fluid Biobank

About the project

The Mental Disease Bank (BEM) promotes the collection of biological samples from people suffering from or at risk of severe mental disorders (e.g.: schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder) and of healthy people as controls.

Principal researcher

Rosa Catalán

Dra. Rosa Catalán, head of the Psychiatry Department of Hospital Clínic, Barcelona

rcatalan(ELIMINAR)@clinic.ub.es

Collection points

  • Hospital Clínic, Barcelona

Collaborating Institutions

  • CIBERSAM CIBERSAM

Available samples

PROJECT PHENOTYPE TYPE NUMBER
Mental Diseases Bank Patients with schizophrenia DNA/plasma 300
Lymphocytes 300
Serum 300
Family members at risk of schizophrenia DNA/plasma 200
Lymphocytes 200
Serum 200
Patients with depression DNA/plasma 300
Lymphocytes 300
Serum 300
Family members at risk of depression DNA/plasma 200
Lymphocytes 200
Serum 200
Patients with bipolar disorder DNA/plasma 250
Lymphocytes 250
Serum 250
Family members at risk of bipolar disorder DNA/plasma 200
Lymphocytes 200
Serum 200

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