The RADC has two main categories of resources available to investigators: Data (statistical values) and Specimens (biological tissue). The sub categories of available data and specimens are as follows:

Type of Resource Description

A number of variables are available for ROS, MAP and MARS cohorts.

These include variables under the following categories:

  • Affect and Personality
  • Chronic Medical Conditions
  • Clinical Diagnosis
  • Cognitive
  • Demographics
  • Disabilities
  • Genetics
  • Lifestyle
  • Medications
  • Pathology
  • Stroke
  • Vascular
  • Neuroimaging (Ante-mortem and Post-mortem)

Several types of data are also available from ante-mortem and post-mortem specimens obtained from subjects evaluated by ROS, MAP, MARS and Clinical Core. Specimen categories include:

  • Brain tissue (fixed and frozen)
  • Spinal cord
  • Muscles (Post-mortem)
  • Nerve (Post-mortem)
  • DNA
  • Cryo-preserved Lymphocytes
  • Serum, plasma, and urine