Brain Tumor Tissue Collection

Florida Center for Brain Tumor Research

November 22, 2017

  • Clinical Trial Information

    Trial Contact: Aponte, Widnelia; Walton, Sherri

    Trial Phone: 321.841.7592 ; 321.841.1907

  • IRB No: 15.017.02

    Protocol Abbrev: FCBTR current

    Principal Investigator: Nicholas G. Avgeropoulos, MD

    Sub Investigators: Farkas, Jacques MD; Cress, Marshall MD

    Age Group: Adult

    Applicable Disease Sites: Brain Tumor ID: NCT00811148

  • Objective

    This proposal is part of a multidisciplinary and legislatively-mandated statewide effort to establish a world-class Brain Tumor Tissue Repository and Registry in Florida that will yield internationally competitive research. It is designed to maximize the use of each specimen and facilitate collaboration and discovery.

  • Key Eligibility

    Collect and bank tissue, blood, and cerebrospinal fluid from patients with all varieties of brain tumors and from control patients who are undergoing neurological surgery for other reasons.