The Institute Born-Bunge is affiliated with the University of Antwerp - UA (Belgium).
The primary research projects of the different laboratories of the IBB study Alzheimer's disease and related conditions, Parkinson's disease, frontotemporal dementias, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, epilepsy, peripheral neuropathies and muscle disorders.
The IBB focuses at a better integration and correlation of fundamental, clinical and neuropathological data concerning neurological conditions employing molecular genetics, biochemistry, experimental analyses of behavioural alterations and computational neurosciences.
The IBB Biobank is a mutual initiative of the research units of the IBB department of Neurology that is based upon the original brain bank.
Summer period closure University of Antwerp 2015
The University of Antwerp will be closed from 03-08-2015 to 09-08-2015.
If you collect CSF samples for biomarker analyses (Aβ1-42, T-tau, P-tau181P, 14-3-3 protein) during this period, please store them at -20°C and send them on dry ice from 10-08-2015 onwards.
Quick links to documents
ELISA: β-amyloïd peptide (Aβ1-42), total protein tau (tau) en Phospho-tau (P-tau181P)
IMMUNOBLOT: 14-3-3 protein
RT-QuIC: PrPRes (prion protein)