Clinical and genetic information from control subjects serves as a standard to compare corresponding data from disease subjects. Genetic differences between control groups and disease groups help researchers discover causes for a particular disease. Both Population Controls and unaffected relatives of affected individuals are banked in the NINDS Repository, together with clinical data including medical history, family history, age, gender, and race.

Population/Convenience Control Sample Catalog

The NINDS Repository does not accept as controls that have neurological disorders banked by the NINDS Repository.


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