Biomarkers and Genetics

We collect and store tissue samples, family history and genotype data on various populations including the following:

  • Oregon Alzheimer's Disease Center clinic recruited subjects
  • Oregon Brain Aging Study
  • Community Brain Donor Program
  • Preventing Cognitive Decline with Alternative Therapies (informally called the Dementia Prevention Study or DPS)
  • African American Dementia and Aging Project
  • Klamath Exceptional Aging Project 
  • Late Onset Familial Alzheimer Disease Kindreds

Family History and Related Clinical Data

  • Tissue Samples
  • Genomic DNA
  • Plasma

Genotypes Data

  • APOE
  • Genome-Wide and candidate region SNP marker data on various platforms
    (These are available only on a limited subset of subjects)
  • AD Candidate gene markers* (e.g. CYP46, MTHFR, HLA, Tau)

Request for Biomarker Data or Tissue Samples

To request data or tissue samples, please fill out our online data request form. 

Contact us

For more information, please contact Joseph Quinn, M.D. 

Phone: 503-494-7234