Call for Specimens

jeanne beck jeanne_beck at
Thu Jun 15 20:44:37 EST 1995

New Initiative
Complex Disorders Collection

    The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Human
Genetic Mutant Cell Repository is requesting submission of blood or
lymphoblastoid cell cultures from probands with well-documented
phenotypes representing a variety of familial complex genetic
disorders. In addition to familial cancers, such as breast, prostate,
colon, pancreatic, and melanoma, other complex disorders currently
being sought include multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, Parkinsonism,
hypertension, atherosclerosis, long QT syndrome, osteoporosis, asthma,
rheumatoid arthritis, nonsyndromic hearing loss, neural tube defects,
congenital heart disease, cleft lip and palate, fetal alcohol
syndrome, morbid obesity, psoriasis, glaucoma, macular degeneration,
cataracts, migraine, lupus erythematosus, Crohn disease and other
inflammatory bowel disease, autism, dyslexia, attention deficit
disorder, and Tourette syndrome. To arrange for submission of
specimens, please contact:
    NIGMS Human Genetic Mutant Cell Repository
    Coriell Cell Repositories
    401 Haddon Avenue
    Camden, New Jersey 08103
Telephone:  (800)-752-3805 within the United States and
            (609)-757-4848 from other countries
Fax:        (609)-757-9737

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